'Fast-Moving' Telegraph Fire Scorches More Than 100,000 Acres in Arizona

A “fast-moving and dynamic” wildfire in Arizona had burned more than 100,000 acres and forced evacuations across several counties by Tuesday morning, June 15, officials said.

The fire was reported around 1:30 pm on Friday, June 4. Its cause was under investigation by officials. As of Tuesday morning, the fire was 68 percent contained, officials said.

Footage shared by John Haggart shows smoke billowing from the Pinal Mountains in Globe on Monday. Globe and several other areas were under evacuation orders. Credit: John Haggart via Storyful

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting