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The Echo Fire has burned 680 acres north of the Secret Mountain Wilderness and 10 miles north of Sedona. The Coconino National Forest says smoke from that fire is combining with smoke from the older Springs Fire, burning northwest on the Kaibab National Forest.

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Verde in a smoke haze from two lightning-caused wildfires now being managed

NORTHERN ARIZONA -- Smoke haze has been settling in the Verde Valley in recent mornings, shed from two lightning-ignited fires above the Mogollon Rim.