PRESCOTT, AZ — Firefighters have contained a 3-acre fire that was burning in northern Arizona, according to the Prescott Daily Courier.
U.S. Forest Service officials say the "Tritle Fire" burned mainly ponderosa pine and chaparral approximately 7 miles south of Prescott near Mt. Tritle.
Firefighters created a line around the perimeter of the fire and were able to contain the blaze that started around 11:15 a.m. Sunday morning.
Several Prescott National Forest Engines, the Prescott Hotshots, a Type 3 Helicopter, Groom Creek Fire Department and other personnel worked to put out the fire.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.