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SA Hill Fire near Mayer grows to 800 acres

(Source: Prescott National Forest) (Source: Prescott National Forest)
(Source: Prescott National Forest) (Source: Prescott National Forest)
MAYER, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A wildfire burning near Mayer has grown to 800 acres.

The SA Hill Fire started Sunday morning and has picked up in activity due to drier conditions, according to officials with the Prescott National Forest. There is no containment at this time. 

Approximately 100 firefighters are assigned to the fire, which is burning approximately five miles southwest of Mayer and three miles northwest of Cleator.

The lightning-caused fire is burning through brush, pinyon pine, juniper and grass in rugged and rocky terrain.

Smoke is visible to motorists on Highway 69, Interstate 17 and surrounding communities.

Crews are attacking the fire by land and air.

More information is available via the following:

• Prescott National Forest Fire Information Hotline: 928-777-5799

• Prescott National Forest website: www.fs.fed.us/r3/prescott 

• Fire information: 928-925-1111

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