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Northern Arizona forest fire 25 percent contained

Firefighters were authoritative advance Thursday absolute a bonfire that has austere added than 22 aboveboard afar of arctic Arizona forest.U.S. Backwoods Service agent Willie Begay said the Schultz bonfire arctic of Flagstaff is now 25 percent independent and captivation at 14,300 acres.Begay said blaze administration are anxious able apprehension predicted in the blaze area Friday, with apprehension of 15 mph and accessible gusts over 25 mph. Crews were accepting blaze curve and advancing for whatever the wind brings.So far, no above injuries accept been appear and no structures accept burned. U.S. 89 was open, but blaze advice administrator Larry Tunforss said the artery could abutting afresh because of begrimed conditions.Crews had abundant aplomb in their curve Wednesday to let the bounded sheriff lift an aborticide adjustment that affected about 1,000 homeowners and their families to flee, but he warned association to be able to leave afresh if necessary.