The Gazeebo

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Horseshoe 2 Fire: Day 32

This update includes information from InciWeb.

Horseshoe 2 is now up to “128,652 acres” burned and down to 40% containment, compared to the 50% from yesterday.  The destroyed structure count is at 23 and the cost of dousing this fire is up at about $33.5 million.

Today, the the fire did not spread North to the “Chiricahua National Monument today” and the high winds of today are expected to calm down for tomorrow.  Having been evacuated June 3, the “community of Paradise is no longer under evacuation order;” however, “Whitetail, West Turkey Creek and Pinery Road” are still evacuated due to the movement of the fire.

The picture below comes from a different area of InciWeb.

Horseshoe 2 Fire

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June 9, 2011 - Posted by | AZ Fire Watch | , ,

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