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Second-alarm 15-acre brush fire sparks near homes in Scottsdale; now 100% contained

Posted: 12:56 PM, Jun 24, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-25 07:20:21-04
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SCOTTSDALE, AZ — The Scottsdale Fire Department said firefighters have fully contained a 15-acre brush fire that sparked Monday near a homes in Scottsdale.

The second-alarm fire, called the Dynamite Fire, was reported early Monday afternoon near Dynamite Blvd. and Scottsdale Road.

Air15 video showed fire crews unloading hoses and spraying water on the burning brush, as well as animals being rounded up.

In an afternoon update, a spokesperson for Scottsdale Fire said crews with the Phoenix Fire Department, Arizona State Forestry, and Tonto National Forest assisted in the firefighting efforts.

The spokesperson said the fire is 100% contained and that crews will remain on scene for mop-up efforts.

The spokesperson added that no injuries have been reported.

You can watch a livestream of the fire from Air15 below:

In a tweet, Scottsdale police said road restrictions as a result of the fire were lifted by 4:45 p.m.

It was not immediately clear how the fire started.