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Bartlett Lake Recreation Areas Evacuated Due to Riverside Fire

PHOENIX – Recreation areas at Bartlett Lake have been evacuated as firefighters battle the Riverside Fire north of Fountain Hills, officials said Sunday.

In addition, Bartlett Dam Road was closed at Service Road 205.

Firefighters from the Cave Creek Ranger District are on scene, assisted by new superscoopers, fire trucks and Type 1 helicopters.

Officials are asking residents to use drones in the area.

No other information was available.

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