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Swisshelms Fire has burned 11,400 acres, 60 percent contained

Posted at 10:58 AM, Jul 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-05 13:58:01-04

The Swisshelms Fire burning 10 miles east of Elfrida, Arizona has burned 11,400 acres since beginning on June 27th.

According to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire, the Swisshelms fire is 60 percent contained.

There is a total of 238 persons assigned with 7 crews, 7 engines, 4 tenders, 2 bulldozers, 3 helicopters, and 1 airplane.

The cause of the fire is still undetermined.

Stage 2 fire restrictions are in effect for Cochise, Greenlee, Graham, Pima, Pinal and Santa Cruz.

Stay with KGUN9 and for more updates on the Swisshelms Fire.