3 new wildfires erupt in Tonto National Forest

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Three new wildfires erupted Wednesday in Tonto National Forest, forestry officials said.

The 50-acre Cooks Fire is burning 12 miles east of Black Canyon City.  

The New River Fire is nine miles southeast of Black Canyon City. It is just getting going at five acres. 

The Squaw Creek Fire is 6 1/2 miles southeast of Black Canyon City and is about four to five acres.

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