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Tunnel Fire grows to 6,000 acres, prompts evacuations

Tunnel Fire Wildfire
News – 4/19/2022

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 19, 2022 — At zero containment, the Tunnel Fire located 14 miles northeast of Flagstaff has grown substantially due to high winds and spread toward the northeast at high rate, eventually moving across U.S. Highway 89.Fire managers currently estimate the fire to be approximately 6,000 acres, and more than 200 firefighters and personnel are currently assigned to the fire.