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Two Apache tribes in Arizona threatened by a growing wildfire
san carlos apache
white mountain apache
Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2011
An uncontrolled wildfire has threatened two Apache tribes in Arizona.
The Wallow Fire has crossed into the
San Carlos Apache Reservation
. It also poses a risk to the
White Mountain Apache Tribe
The fire has burned about 400,000 acres in eastern Arizona. Some towns have been evacuated.
The smoke has drifted to New Mexico, where residents of several reservations in the western side of the state are dealing with poor air quality conditions.
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Arizona wildfires spread to 389,000 acres, 2 towns evacuate
(BNO News 6/9)
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