Firefighters battle 30-acre brush fire in North Phoenix

Crews from multiple agencies are battling a second-alarm brush fire in North Phoenix.

Forward progress has been stopped on the Ultra Fire, which is burning near 43rd Avenue and Pinnacle Peak Road, Arizona Forestry officials said on April 20.

Fire officials say the fire may have started from a welder's torch, but authorities are still investigating the cause.

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(Phoenix Fire Department)

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