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Fire Temporarily Closes I-40 at Flagstaff as Arizona Burns Again

June 17 2003 at 10:00 AM
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[A summary of other Arizona fires is also in this story]

A wildfire burning through a drought- and pest-ravaged forest Monday forced authorities to close a stretch of Interstate 40, the main route across northern Arizona. The route reopened about 8 p.m. Monday

The "Lizard" fire had burned 1,400 acres of piƱon pine and juniper forest about 14 miles east of Flagstaff. As it approached I-40 from the south, the state Department of Public Safety closed an 18-mile stretch in both directions because of smoke and flying embers.

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/0617firerdp17.html

 
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