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'Junction' Fire burning near US 60 and SR 79

Posted: 8:20 PM, Jul 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-08 00:36:43-04
Junction Fire

A new fire is burning south of the Valley, fire officials say.

The 41-acre "Junction Fire" broke out Sunday evening near US 60 and the connecting ramp to SR 79, according to Arizona State Forestry officials.

Firefighters say the fire is wind-driven and moving east. As of 9:30 p.m., forestry officials said the fire is near full containment.

The cause is under investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with ABC15 News and abc15.com for updates.