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Pinnacle Fire burning in Santa Teresa Mountains in Arizona

Pinnacle Fire
Posted at 8:00 AM, Jun 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-26 13:10:53-04

GRAHAM COUNTY, AZ — Some communities in Graham County are under evacuation orders due to the Pinnacle Fire.

Officials say the Pinnacle Fire started on June 10 in the Santa Teresa Mountains. As of Saturday morning, the wildfire has grown to over 34,417 acres. Containment is now at 60%.

As of Friday morning, fire officials say there are no remaining evacuations in effect for the fire.

More than 400 personnel are assigned to the fire. Officials say gusty winds from thunderstorms Wednesday contributed to more spread and caused additional evacuations.