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Yarnell residents evacuate in minutes after fire spreads

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YARNELL, Ariz. -

A wildfire swept through the small town of Yarnell, burning down homes and buildings on Sunday. 

Flames from the Yarnell Hill Fire covered the area and now most of the town appears to be gone.

Evacuation notices came down for the folks in the path of the Yarnell Hill Fire.

One woman, who is now staying in a shelter, only had minutes to pack up herself and her four grand children while her daughter and son-in-law headed out to fight the fire.

Hundreds of people were evacuated from their homes because of the deadly wildfire and many of them spent the night in Red Cross shelters.

Red Cross Shelter at Wickenburg High School
1090 S. Vulture Mine Rd.
Wickenburg, AZ 85390

Red Cross Shelter at Yavapai College
1100 E. Sheldon St.
Prescott, AZ
(928) 717-8210

Animal Disaster Services' Shelters
Small animals: Adjacent to Red Cross shelter at Yavapai College
Large animals: Hidden Springs Ranch - 18701 Hwy 89, Peeples Valley

Reconnect with loved ones: www.safeandwell.org

For more information on wildfires in Arizona, go to myfoxphoenix.com/wildfires.

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