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Intensifying, increasing wildfires put Arizona mountain towns like Crown King on edge as feds review protocols

CROWN KING — The line between night and day blurred. Walking out her front door, Lorrie Wyatt was surrounded by blackness. A distant, orange light breaking through the sky’s dark ceiling. Ash began to rain down. It wasn’t hell. It was Crown King, Arizona. Her hometown was being swallowed by flames from the 2012 Gladiator Fire. […]