- Between Florence Junction and Superior, north of Highway 60
- Resources committed:
- 1 type 1 crew, 1 10-person crew, 2 type 2 crews, 5 engines
- Under Investigation
- 200 acres
- 1 helicopter
- Sonoran Desert, riparian
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PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. -- Firefighters have contained much of the Comet Fire burning in the Tonto National Forest.
As of Sunday afternoon, the 200-acre blaze was 50 percent contained.
The Comet Fire started on Saturday afternoon off Highway 60 near Queen Valley in Pinal County.
Officials are still trying to determine what started the fire. No homes have been damaged by the flames.
For more information on the Comet Fire and restrictions in the area call the Tonto National Forest at 602-225-5200 or visit www.fs.usda.gov.