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Mon May 14, 2012
Silver City Fire Contained; Evacuation Lifted
Authorities say a 13-acre fire that forced the brief evacuation of several homes near Silver City has been contained.
The Grant County Sheriff's Department says the homes were evacuated Sunday as a precaution. Residents were allowed to return by the evening.
State Forestry officials say the fire started about 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
The cause of the fire is still unknown.
Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.