A wildfire in northern Arizona has charred over 1,000 acres, as hundreds of firefighters vowed.
The so-called Fire Museum, just north of Flagstaff in the Coconino National Forest, despite the fact that it has several local, state and federal agencies.
"We have zero coverage as this point, the incident commander, Rich Nieto, told reporters on Tuesday morning.
Authorities on Tuesday morning originally estimated 1,800 acres had been burned, but it has been reduced later in the day to over 1,000 acres.
Residents of 5,000 nearby homes remain pre-evacuated.
Operations chief Todd Abel said firefighters are still scouting the area's
"That includes homes, residences, infrastructure which is power lines, pipelines, any of that stuff out there and then obviously the watershed that's so