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UPDATE: Kellogg Fire 85 percent contained

(Source: Arizona Department of Public Safety) (Source: Arizona Department of Public Safety)
A tanker aircraft drops retardent on the Kellogg Fire near Sonoita on Thursday, June 1. (Source: K. Cafarelli via Twitter) A tanker aircraft drops retardent on the Kellogg Fire near Sonoita on Thursday, June 1. (Source: K. Cafarelli via Twitter)
State Routes 83 and 82 have been reopened. (Source: Arizona Department of Public Safety) State Routes 83 and 82 have been reopened. (Source: Arizona Department of Public Safety)
The Kellogg Fire is burning in brush and grass. (Source: Karen Essary via Twitter) The Kellogg Fire is burning in brush and grass. (Source: Karen Essary via Twitter)
COCHISE COUNTY, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Forward progress has been stopped in the Kellogg Fire, according to Arizona State Forestry.

As of 8:43 p.m. Thursday, June 1, the fire was 85 percent contained and much of the resources were being released. 

This new wildfire resulted in a highway closure and evacuations in Sonoita.

According to an Arizona State Forestry tweet, 15 residences were evacuated because of the Kellogg Fire, which had grown to 780 acres. All evacuations with the exception of Santa Rita Road have been lifted, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office.

State Routes 83 and 82 were closed, but both have since reopened.

The fire is burning in brush and grass. According to InciWeb, five heavy air tankers, two single-engine air tankers, and three Type 1 helicopters were ordered to battle the blaze.

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