Arizona governor declares state of emergency in response to Tinder Fire

The Tinder Fire burning in northeastern Arizona caused evacuations on Sunday

Coconino County is evacuating the communities of Moqui Rachettes, Starlight Pines Rachettes, Clear Creek Pines, Tamerron Pines, Ponderosa Pine, Timber Ridge, and Pine Canyon. The fire remains active in these areas and the priority now is providing for emergency responder and public safety.

- Coconino County is ordering evacuations for communities near the Tinder Fire, impacting hundreds of people. Updates were also available on the DOT website.

Also, State Route 87 has been closed at mile post 312.

Red Flag winds and dry conditions caused the explosive growth of the Tinder Fire Sunday. Structures were lost due to the fire, but it was unclear as of Monday morning what those structures were, said InciWeb. Officials asked that everyone in the area refrain from flying drones because they could interfere with monitoring and fighting the fire.

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The largest fire now burning is the Tinder Fire in Arizona, which has burned about 8,000 acres and prompted evacuations.

The Rattlesnake fire is 63-percent contained and the Indian Meadow is mostly contained.

Meanwhile, two other fires burning since earlier this month are spreading fire crews thin, bur are more contained.

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