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"Patton Fire' burning southeast of Wickenburg, Arizona 100% contained

Patton Fire burning southeast of Wickenburg
Posted at 5:03 PM, Apr 27, 2019

WICKENBURG, AZ — Firefighters say a 570-acre brush fire that was burning 18 miles southeast of Wickenburg, Arizona is 100% contained.

Crews were able to get control of the fire around 4:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

Approximately 75 ground personnel and two single engine air tankers were ordered to help put out the blaze.

Officials say the fire burned through grass and desert vegetation in the area.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation.

It was about the same time last week, the wind-fueled "Forest Fire" broke out 13 miles southwest of Wickenburg.

Stay with ABC15 News and ABC15.com for updates.