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Gila River Fire crews extinguish brush fire near Sacaton

Gila River Fire, Sacaton
Posted at 12:14 PM, Mar 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-07 16:47:59-05

GILA RIVER — Gila River, Casa Grande and the Bureau of Indian Affairs fire crews extinguished a fire that started Monday morning near Olberg Road and Highway 87.

The area has been turned over to the BIA Wildlands crew to handle any hot spots.

Gila River Fire officials told ABC`15 the fire burned in the river bottom and had "lots of fuel" to keep going.

It burned about 200 acres and no structures were threatened.