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Hot shots keep AZ wildfire near Flagstaff at 6 acres

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The Secret Fire has devoured 6 acres since it was first reported Saturday morning.(Source: Coconino National Forest) The Secret Fire has devoured 6 acres since it was first reported Saturday morning.(Source: Coconino National Forest)
The wildfire is burning about 20 miles southwest of Flagstaff. (Source: Coconino National Forest) The wildfire is burning about 20 miles southwest of Flagstaff. (Source: Coconino National Forest)
The fire is 70 percent contained. (Source: Coconino National Forest) The fire is 70 percent contained. (Source: Coconino National Forest)
FLAGSTAFF, AZ (CBS5) -

Hot shot crews kept a 6-acre northern Arizona wildfire from getting any larger, the U.S. Forest Service said Monday.  

The Secret Fire is located about 20 miles southwest of Flagstaff above the rim near Secret Mountain within the Secret Mountain Wilderness.

The wildfire is 70 percent contained.

About 20 Forest Service fire personnel are on the scene, including firefighters from the Mesa Hot Shots of the Tonto National Forest.

Firefighters will patrol for additional spots and begin mop-up.

The fire was first reported about 9 a.m. Saturday. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News for updates on this developing story.

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