Small wildfire near Horseshoe Bend under control

July 3, 2014 

The BLM posted this photo of fire crews mopping up the Mile Marker 60 Fire Thursday, July 3.


A small wildfire south of Horseshoe near Highway 55 is under control.

The fire was reported at 2 p.m. Volunteer members Horseshoe Bend Fire Department responded and contained the 2-acre blaze by 3 p.m.

Bureau of Land Management spokesman Brandon Hampton said the cause of the fire wasn't yet determined, though Hampton said it was likely human caused since there were no fire-causing weather events in the area.


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