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SWISSHELMS FIRE: 10,950 acres, 100 percent contained

This map shows the progression of the Swisshelms Fire as of July 5. This map shows the progression of the Swisshelms Fire as of July 5.
(Source: KOLD News 13) (Source: KOLD News 13)
(Source: Mike Barnacastle) (Source: Mike Barnacastle)
ELFRIDA, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Officials with the Arizona State Forestry Division are reporting the Swisshelms Fire is 100 percent contained as of 3:48 p.m. Monday, July 10. 

The fire burned grass and brush on private land and BLM land about 10 miles east of Elfrida.

Resources will be demobilized by the end of day, Monday July 10, and the Type 3 team will transition the fire back to the local unit.

The fire was reported Tuesday, June 27. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The Swisshelms Fire started three miles northwest of the Saddle Fire, which has been burning since Saturday, June 24, in the Coronado National Forest, and on Arizona State land.

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