Wildfire in northern Arizona forces some evacuations; brush fire closes I-17 north of Phoenix

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: May 20, 2014 - 10:00 PM

OAK CREEK CANYON, Ariz. — A wind-whipped 450-acre wildfire near Slide Rock State Park in northern Arizona's Oak Creek Canyon forced the evacuations of businesses and homes in a two-mile stretch north of the area Tuesday evening, authorities said.

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