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MAP: Aquila Fire forces evacuations of homes, evacuation center set up in north Phoenix

Posted at 6:38 PM, Jun 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-24 08:29:32-04

Firefighters say they have stopped forward progress on the Aquila Fire that began on Tuesday and forced dozens of nearby residents from their homes.

Fire officials deemed it "under control" and fully contained late Tuesday night.

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State Forestry officials say the 893-acre fire started around 2:30 p.m. near 27th Avenue and the Carefree Highway. Crews say the flames are burning through wash and heavy vegetation, and had destroyed at least three structures.

Take a look at the map below for the approximate evacuation area, and location of the evacuation center related to the Aquila Fire.