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Wildfire burns more than 450 acres in Arizona; crews control it quickly

by Bill Gabbert, Wildfire Today |

A fire that broke out at about 1 p.m. Monday (MST) burned 459 acres in Prescott Valley along Highway 89A, seven miles north of Prescott, Ariz.

Approximately 50 firefighters battling the blaze during strong winds were able to stop the spread within a couple of hours as it burned near Glassford Hill.

One lane of Highway 89A was closed for a while, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.