Residents Return to homes in Payson

Flagstaff, AZ – Fire officials say residents who were evacuated from their homes in the Whispering Pines subdivision north of Payson can return to their homes this afternoon, Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 5 pm. Their homes were thereatened by a wildfire that is still burning over 700 acres in the Tonto National Forest. Residents in the Beaver Valley subdivision were allowed to return to their homes last night.