'Phoenix Fire' near Heber now fully contained

Posted at 12:29 PM, Mar 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-11 14:29:50-05

The "Phoenix Fire" in Navajo County is now completely contained, according to the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest.

The fire east of Heber, which started on March 6, is said to be human caused. It grew to nearly 600 acres of burning grass, brush and timber before it was contained.

The local Black Mesa Ranger District is working to monitor the fire.

Officials do not expect to have any further updates on the "Phoenix Fire".