Wildfire near Elgin now fully contained

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A wildfire near Elgin dubbed the Research Fire is now 100 percent contained after devouring 816 acres, officials said.

The fire, which began Wednesday at 12:30 p.m., has burned one power line and a vehicle in the area of the Sonoita- Elgin Fire Department district.

The fire is now being monitored and its cause is under investigation.

The wildfire is three miles southeast of Elgin.

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