Fire crews work to contain Arizona wildfire

06/23/2006 | USA Today

Officials said a 3,260-acre wildfire near Sedona, Ariz., is now 17% contained and full containment is possible by Wednesday. Crews scratched out firebreaks to keep the fire under control. So far, none of the more than 400 homes and businesses in the area have burned. Still, meteorologists and fire behavior experts said if winds develop they could whip the fire out of control, pushing it at 2 to 3 miles per hour with spot fires another mile ahead of the flames.

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