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Firefighters Gaining Control of Mulberry Fire Near Vail

Firefighters are slowly gaining control of the Mulberry Fire near Vail, Arizona. The fire has burned just over 1700 acres.

The Mulberry Fire was at 65 percent containment Monday morning, with no growth in acreage overnight.

Fire spokeswoman Tiffany Davila said they’ve started releasing some fire personnel.

An evacuation notice previously issued for homes in the area was lifted Sunday.

About 200 firefighters were on site as of Monday morning.

The fire is believed to be human caused and is under investigation.

Senior field correspondent Bridget Dowd has a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.