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Crews contain wildfire in Cochise Stronghold

Evacuations order has been lifted
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Posted at 4:05 PM, Feb 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-23 21:50:01-05

COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. (KGUN) — A wildland fire in Cochise Stronghold forced some evacuations from the campground on Dragoon Road Tuesday, according to the Cochise County Sheriff's Office's Facebook.

The fire is about one and half miles from the campground on Dragoon Road, CCSO says. At this time the fire is moving north, where residents in the area were evacuated.

The Pre-Evacuation (SET) order has been canceled for the campground area, CCSO says.

Crews have contained the fire and are finishing clean up.

The fire was estimated at 50 acres, according to CCSO.

Pearce-Sunsites Fire, Stateland, Forest Service and CCSO are on scene assisting in road closures.