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Wildfire in Coronado National Forest 80 percent contained

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REDINGTON, AZ (CBS5) -

Fire crews are working to complete a containment line and are mopping up hot spots of a human-caused wildfire in the Coronado National Forest.

The Redington Fire was reported about 4 p.m. Saturday and burned roughly 30 acres, according to USDA Forest Service. As of about 9:30 a.m. Monday, the fire was 80 percent contained.

Forest officials said the fire is burning in rough terrain on the Coronado National Forest, east of Tucson. 

Approximately 110 firefighters, three engines, three water tankers and one helicopter are assigned to the blaze.

Temporary flight restrictions over the area have been lifted and Redington Road has been reopened.

Stay with cbs5az.com for updates on this developing story.

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