Wildfire reported near Forest Lakes

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By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman

SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. -- A wildfire is burning on the Black Mesa Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests.

The U.S. Forest Service said the Patricks Pond Fire has burned about 3 acres and is fully lined.

It was detected Sunday near Forest Lakes.

A helicopter has been dipping water from the Black Canyon Reservoir.

The U.S. Forest Service said some campers have been evacuated but no campgrounds are closed due to the fire.

The cause is under investigation.