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Lightning starts 7,000 acre wildfire, now people are evacuating

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People living in the central Arizona county of Yavapai are being evacuated as the “Cellar Wildfire” continues to grow.

According to CNN, 7,000 acres have burned in the remote area near the Prescott National Forest.

The sheriff has ordered people living in Pine Flat to be evacuated since firefighters have not been able to contain the fire.

Local fire departments have deployed air tankers to drop retardant in an attempt to stop the wildfire’s growth.

Four helicopters and 18 engines are also being used.

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