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The Doce Fire burning northwest of Prescott has forced the evacuation of several neighborhoods near the Granite Mountain Wilderness. Battling the 6,379-acre fire may cost upwards of $1 million.

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Doce Fire consumes more than 6,000 acres

County residents near Granite Mountain Wilderness evacuated

There are 614 Forest fire crewmembers working the Doce Fire 8 miles northwest of Prescott, burning in the Granite Mountain Wilderness. A Verde Valley fire engine with a crew of four and Sedona Chief of Support Services Scott Schwisow also have been called up.Gov. Jan Brewer has declared an emergency in Yavapai County to free up funds.


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