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October 23, 2014

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Navajo Scouts Crew Boss Irvin Begay, right, gives instructions to his crew as they take control of the Assayii Lake Fire, Friday, June 20, 2014 near Crystal, N.M. Firefighters have made significant strides in a wildfire that has consumed more than 21 square miles of forest and grazing land on the Navajo Nation.

Jon Austria, The Daily Times / AP

Navajo Scouts Crew Boss Irvin Begay, right, gives instructions to his crew as they take control of the Assayii Lake Fire, Friday, June 20, 2014 near Crystal, N.M. Firefighters have made significant strides in a wildfire that has consumed more than 21 square miles of forest and grazing land on the Navajo Nation.