Forest officials said the Double Fire was first reported Sunday afternoon and was expected to eventually combine with the Haywire Fire as both wildfires continue to spread in Coconino County.
The cause of the Double Fire is still under investigation but forest officials said a lightning strike may have contributed to the wildfire.
Updates to the Haywire Fire can be found here.
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