PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Fire crews working the East Desert Fire near Cave Creek are making progress. As of Tuesday morning – day three of the fire – the size was still about 1,492 acres, but containment jumped to 70%. Around 6 p.m. Arizona State Forestry officials announced the evacuation order was lifted.
More than 130 homes – some 200 people – were evacuated. Fire crews are continuing to work the fire and Cave Creek Regional Park will remain closed.
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