- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 8, 2016

YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) - The Latest on a brush fire that is burning in the north-central Arizona town of Yarnell (all times local):

7:30 p.m.

A wind-whipped brush fire has charred an estimated 400 acres now and still is threatening structures in the north-central Arizona town of Yarnell, which was the scene of a deadly 2013 wildfire.

Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials say the fire has settled down in some areas by Wednesday evening but is still very active in other areas.

Authorities say the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Residents on the town’s east and west sides have evacuated their homes as a precaution and a Red Cross shelter for evacuees has been set up at Yavapai College in Prescott.

Sheriff’s officials say no injuries have been reported, and one building has been burned. Television footage showed a garage being consumed by flames.

6:45 p.m.

Authorities say the cause of a brush fire in the north-central Arizona town of Yarnell now is under investigation.

The wind-whipped fire has charred an estimated 300 acres and is threatening structures in the town, which was the scene of a deadly 2013 wildfire.

Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials say residents on the town’s east and west sides are being told to evacuate their homes as a precaution Wednesday evening.

A Red Cross shelter for evacuees has been set up at Yavapai College in Prescott.

Sheriff’s officials say no injuries have been reported, and one building has been burned. Television footage showed a garage being consumed by flames.

The fire is burning south of Yarnell and east of the Yarnell Hill Fire in which 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots elite firefighting crew died on June 30, 2013.

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6:30 p.m.

Authorities say a wind-whipped brush fire has charred an estimated 300 acres and is threatening structures in the north-central Arizona town of Yarnell, which was the scene of a deadly 2013 wildfire.

Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials say residents on the town’s east side are being told to evacuate their homes as a precaution Wednesday evening.

A Red Cross shelter for evacuees has been set up at Yavapai College in Prescott.

Sheriff’s officials say no injuries have been reported, and one building has been burned. Television footage showed a garage being consumed by flames.

Authorities say the cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

It’s burning south of Yarnell and east of the Yarnell Hill Fire in which 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots elite firefighting crew died on June 30, 2013.

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5 p.m.

Authorities say a brush fire is threatening some structures in the north-central Arizona town of Yarnell, which was the scene of a deadly 2013 wildfire.

Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials say some residents on the town’s east side are being told to evacuate their homes as a precaution.

The brush fire was estimated at about 100 acres Wednesday evening. Its cause isn’t immediately clear.

It’s burning south of Yarnell and east of the Yarnell Hill Fire in which 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots elite firefighting crew died on June 30, 2013.

Sheriff’s officials say Highway 89 through Yarnell was shut down as a 20-member U.S. Forest Service crew and aircraft try to contain the flames.

A Red Cross shelter for evacuees was set up at Yavapai College in Prescott.

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