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UPDATE (5 P.M.) - The Refuge fire is 61% contained and has burned about 1,041 acres.

YUMA COUNTY, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Fire crews are still battling a wildfire, called the Refuge Fire, near Martinez Lake.

The fire started Saturday afternoon at the Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, about an hour north of Yuma, and the fire was 20% contained, according to officials. 

suspect has been arrested for allegedly causing this fire and is facing multiple charges, including arson and criminal damage. He will appear in court on Wednesday.

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