'Patton Fire' burning southeast of Wickenburg, Arizona

Posted at 10:30 AM, Apr 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-28 13:30:34-04

Firefighters are working to put out a 425-acre brush fire in northern Arizona.

Officials say the "Patton Fire" is burning through grass and desert vegetation 18 miles southeast of Wickenburg, Arizona.

Crews say after conducting burnout operations, they were able to stop forward progression of the fire.

As of Saturday night, officials say the fire is 50% contained.

Approximately 75 ground personnel and two single engine air tankers were ordered to help put out the blaze.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation.

No evacuations have been made at this time.

It was about the same time last week, the wind-fueled "Forest Fire" broke out 13 miles southwest of Wickenburg.

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