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Jun 21, 2011 12:24 AM

Monument fire now 40 pct. contained

SIERRA VISTA - The Monument fire is now 40% contained and has burned 27,190 acres. There are 1,097 people assigned to the fire, including 22 crews, 108 engines, 9 helicopters, 10 Air Tankers and 4 Dozers.

A fire information meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 21, at 6:00 p.m. at the Buena Performing Arts Center at 5225 Buena School Blvd. in Sierra Vista. Fire information bulletin boards are set up at evacuation centers, the food court at the Sierra Vista Mall, and the Windemere Hotel; fact sheets are maps are posted throughout Sierra Vista, Bisbee, Palominas, and Huachuca City.

For up-to-date evacuation information, please call the Joint Information Center at 1-800-288-3861.

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