Arizona Wildfires

Jul 10, 2013 1:23 PM by Sarah Sanchez

Wildfire near Kearny, AZ 50 pct. contained

KEARNY - The Shipman Fire burning near Kearny is now 50-percent contained, officials said Wednesday morning.

As of Noon Tuesday, the blaze had grown to 518-acres, Carrie Dennett, spokeswoman for Arizona State Forestry said.

Power was restored to all residents in the area Tuesday evening, Dennett said.

Smoke can still be seen from the area, but it is coming from hot pockets within the fire, Dennett added.

Currently, 185 people are on scene fighting the fire.


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