'Bowie Fire' in southeastern Arizona 90% contained

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The Bowie Fire has burned more than 3,000 acres. (Source: Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management) The Bowie Fire has burned more than 3,000 acres. (Source: Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management)
Map of the Bowie Fire. (Source: Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management) Map of the Bowie Fire. (Source: Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management)
BOWIE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

Firefighters are close to containing a wildfire in southeastern Arizona.

The Bowie Fire is 90 percent contained as of Sunday morning.

[SPECIAL SECTION: Arizona Wildfires]

The fire started on June 7 by lightning near the Fort Bowie Historic Site, which is about 110 miles east of Tucson.

The wildfire has burned 3,036 acres.

There was a fire weather watch advised for Sunday, but with the lack of fuel, firefighters don't believe it'll grow.

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