Firefighters stopped a 2-acre fire that sparked near Cowles Mountain in the Del Cerro neighborhood Friday.
The blaze was reported sometime before noon Friday and prompted crews to shut down Navajo Road near Margerum Avenue.
Fire officials said the fire started very close to homes but burned away from them. The fire appeared to have started in a canyon on the 7250 block of Margerum Ave. and burned uphill toward Navajo Road.
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No homes were damaged. Approximately 90 fire personnel are at the scene.
Neighbors told NBC 7 they heard some pops before seeing flames, but no cause has been determined by officials.
The Metro Arson Strike Team (MAST) was called to the scene to investigate.
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