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Les Stukenberg/The Daily CourierChino Valley firefighters spray down the edge of a 100-acre grass fire near Big Springs Ranch Road and Runway Road in Paulden Wednesday afternoon.

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100-acre blaze briefly threatens Paulden homes

PAULDEN, Arizona - An agricultural burn on state trust lands in Paulden turned into a wind-whipped wildfire Wednesday that threatened homes.The grass fire grew to 100 acres before Chino Valley Fire District crews were able to surround it at 1:30 p.m., an hour after they arrived.