New photos show scope of fire damage
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - UPDATE (10 P.M.) The Bureau of Land Management said the River Fire in Yuma is now 100 percent contained.
Firefighters will remain in the area to monitor any heat activity.
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - UPDATE (2:16 P.M.)
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says the brush fire has burned six acres and 0% contained.
Fire crews are in the area, continuing to put out the hot spots in the area. However, BLM says there is still smoke in the area. Arizona Department of Forestry continues to help battle the fire.
Officials continue to remind the community to stay away from the area as crews will continue to work on the fire tonight into Tuesday.
BLM says it does not know what cause the fire.
New Photos from the fire scene from the Bureau of Land Management:
Correction: The area on fire is 5.9 acres. Firefighters have established a fire line by digging into the ground, down to mineral soil around the fire perimeter; and should be contained by morning if there are no changes in weather conditions.
Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Fish and Wildlife and Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire are on scene. The fire is located on Bureau of Reclamation land.
Rural Metro Fire Department cleared the scene at 9:57 p.m. The scene has been turned over to BLM.
This story was corrected to state the brush fire's newly determined size.