UPDATE: Knob Hill Fire activity 'minimal,' containment at 74 percent

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Source: John Flano Flanagan Source: John Flano Flanagan
Source: Tucson News Now Source: Tucson News Now
COCHISE COUNTY, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Growth of a wildfire burning near the Dragoon Mountains southeast of Tucson has slowed to a point where officials are putting it in "monitor" status.

The Knob Hill Fire started on private land west of the Dragoon Mountains and has burned over the top toward the east side of the mountains into Coronado National Forest Land, said Heidi Schewel, Public Affairs Specialist for the Forest Service, Coronado National Forest. 

The wildfire is 74 percent contained and the burned area has held at 2,896.

Schewel said the fire was human caused but is still under investigation. 

This video of the fire was shot by Lori Grace Bailey on Feb. 10:

Here are some viewer photos courtesy of John Flano Flanagan:

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