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Arizona Fires Move Into New Mexico

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Fire conditions in eastern Arizona are beginning to reach a plateau. The Wallow North fire is now 18 percent contained and the Horseshoe Two fire is 53 percent contained, according to InciWeb.

On June 12 the Wallow North fire crossed the state line into western New Mexico, reported the Arizona Republic. InciWeb reported that local utility companies continue to repair power lines and poles in areas around the Horseshoe Two fire that are now safe. The Horseshoe Two fire is located in eastern Arizona, south of the Wallow fire. The USDA Forest Service reported today that the Wallow North fire has burned 452,155 Acres and the Horseshoe Two fire has burned 157,254 acres.

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