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Latest News Wires Arizona wildfires: Five fires mark start of 2012 wildfire season (+video)

Arizona fire crews spent the weekend fighting five wildfires – including two in Tonto National Forest – covering more than four square miles. 

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Crews across Arizona spent the weekend fighting several wildfires, including one south of Payson that had grown to more than 4 square miles and another north of Phoenix that led authorities to order evacuations in a historic mining community.