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FLYING R FIRE: Crews achieve 100 percent containment

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SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Flying R Fire near Patagonia has burned 2,270 acres and is now 100 percent contained as of Saturday afternoon, June 17.

According to www.inciweb.gov, the fire started at noon Wednesday, June 14, and is burning through grass, brush and timber.

It is located in the Coronado National Forest and there are 180 personnel helping battle the blaze.

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