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Fire control declared on brush fire near Anthem

May 11, 2024, 3:24 PM | Updated: 5:11 pm

Brush fire near anthem...

Firefighters are working to gain fire control on a brush fire located west of Interstate 17 and Anthem Way. (Phoenix FD photo)

(Phoenix FD photo)

PHOENIX — Fire control has been declared on the brush fire located west of Interstate 17 and Anthem Way.

The fire was reported just before 1:00 p.m. on Saturday. Firefighters from Phoenix, Daisy Mountain, Arizona Fire & Medical Authority and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management utilized multiple brush trucks, tankers and support units to extinguish the fire.

The estimated 48-acre fire was declared under control just after 4:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.

Brush trucks and tankers will remain on scene for the next few hours putting out hotspots and normal mop-up duties. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined, and there were no injuries reported.

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Fire control declared on brush fire near Anthem