Thousands ordered out of Ariz. town as fire nears
Published 06/08/2011, INFORUM
SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. — Flames from a mammoth forest fire licked the ridges surrounding the eastern Arizona town of Eagar on Tuesday afternoon, forcing the evacuation of about half the 4,000 residents as surrounding towns also prepared to empty.Word count: 948
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