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Wildfire near Whetstone Mountain now completely contained

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A wildfire that began Monday in Cottonwood Saddle near the Whetstone Mountains is now 100 percent contained , fire officials said.

The fire, which has blackened 1,682 acres, was burning about 10 miles south of Benson and 20 miles north of Sierra Vistain, officials said..

Fire officials said lightning caused the Cottonwood Fire, which was burning grass, bush, oak, juniper and pinyon pine.

No structures were threatened and nobody had been evacuated, officials said.

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