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PHOENIX (AP) - Federal prosecutors say three Texas residents
have been charged with starting a fire that has charred more than
2,000 acres near the Grand Canyon National Park.
The trio were camping in the Kaibab National Forest on Tuesday
when they allegedly left their campfire unattended. High winds sent
embers into the nearby forest, sparking the blaze.
A statement from the U.S. Attorney's office in Phoenix says the
three were set to make an initial appearance on the misdemeanor
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