Phoenix – Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management officials said 75 homes were left without electricity at one point on May 29 as a result of a fire near Tonopah.
According to a tweet, a fire at the courthouse is burning southwest of Tonopah. And scorched about 700 acres of land. On the night of May 29, APS officials said the electricity had been returned to all customers.
Throughout the day, flame retardant bombers were spotted trying to control the fire.
Davila said: “It̵7;s burning in the Centennial Wash, so it’s producing a lot of black smoke. It’s burning in cedar salt. which is a very invasive and flammable species.”
The fire is the latest wildfire to hit the state in recent days.
“The state is very dry. and when our temperature rises So are our fires,” said Tiffany Dawila of the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management.
Fire officials said as the weather continued to warm. They asked people to do all they could to help prevent wildfires.
“Just reminding people to use caution when outside. when working outside or when they are rebuilding,” Davila said.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the fire.
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