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Fire crews operate a drone this past week over the Sheridan Fire, which is about 23 miles northwest of Prescott. The drone allows for monitoring and evaluation of the fire's progress. (Prescott National Forest, inciweb/Courtesy)

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Firefighters monitoring, enhancing containment lines of Sheridan Fire
‘Controlled’ burn started as lightning strike, nearing 17,000 acres

The Sheridan Fire continues to burn 23 miles northwest of Prescott, now at 16,842 acres, with slightly lower temperatures and higher humidity slowing fire growth allowing fire crews and heavy equipment operators to enhance and monitor containment lines.

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