New River Fire in north Phoenix is fully contained

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New River Fire in north Phoenix is fully contained

Engines will remain at the New River Fire to patrol and monitor the perimeter over the next few days, fire officials said.

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Fire crews have fully contained the New River Fire which burned about 844 acres in north Phoenix.

Forestry fire engines will remain at the fire to patrol and monitor the perimeter over the next few days, the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management tweeted.

The fast-moving fire started Wednesday east of Lake Pleasant and near New River and Saddle Mountain roads.

No structures were threatened, and one firefighter had a minor injury.

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