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CNF photo inside the Slide Fire

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Update: Slide Fire grows as expected, containment increases

Tuesday morning, the Slide Fire in Oak Creek Canyon was at 20,328 acres and containment had increased to 35 percent.Monday, the Coconino County Sheriff's Office lifted the pre-evacuation warning for residents in the Kachina Village and Forest Highlands sub-divisions. Fire crews were assisted by helicopters dropping ignition devices to burn out of the area between West Fork and the northern boundary of Forest Road 535.