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Evacuations lifted for Cornville Fire burning east of Cottonwood

The fire has burned an estimated 1,200 acres since it started around 12 p.m. on Sunday, officials said.

CORNVILLE, Ariz. — Editor's note: The video above is from a newscast on June 11. 

Evacuations were lifted on Monday for locations in Cornville after a wildfire started around 12 p.m. on Sunday.

Officials tweeted Monday there was minimal fire activity overnight. The fire moved away from populated areas. 

"Crews pulled off line due to safety last night, but have re-engaged. 2 engines patrolling established fire line around community," fire officials tweeted Monday.

Residents in the area are asked to return to "ready" status and watch for any new developments.

The Cornville Fire has burned an estimated 1,240 acres and is 92% contained as of Wednesday night. 

The Sedona Fire District assisted with extinguishing efforts but there was no concern for residents in the area.

An evacuation center was set up at Mingus Union High School. 

Cornville is about 55 miles northeast of Prescott. 

Credit: YCSO

This is a developing story. 12 News will update as more information is provided.

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