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Fatal Plane Crash Sparks 25-Acre Wildfire in Arizona Forest

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A single-engine aircraft crashed in northern Arizona Sunday afternoon, sparking a wildfire in the Coconino County National Forest.

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office told local ABC affiliate ABC 15 that crews discovered wreckage in Fay Canyon, northeast of Bear Mountain, near Sedona.

Four people were reported killed in the crash.

As of Sunday evening, Brady Smith, spokesman for the Coconino National Forest, told AZFamily.com that multiple firefighting crews, including helicopters and engines, have responded to the 25-acre wildfire, which is currently zero percent contained.

In the video above, uploaded to YouTube by Gregg Hall, smoke from the wildfire can be seen billowing above Red Rocks State Park.

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