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Obama calls Governor Brewer to offer assistance to fight the wildfires

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PHOENIX, AZ (KOLD) - President Barack Obama reached out to Governor Jan Brewer Thursday regarding the massive wildfires raging in Arizona.

He called her to voice his concerns for the residents of the areas affected by the wildfires.

The president also promised to provide as much federal support as needed to protect life and property.

Governor Brewer says, "The fires are a top federal responsibility and I was assured he will do everything in his power to guarantee Arizona has federal assistance in the continued fight to protect our state from this disaster."

Brewer also spoke briefly with Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano yesterday, and during the conversation, the Secretary guaranteed assistance from the federal government the resources needed to the state of Arizona.

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