Fire crews are battling a wildfire in the Dragoon area north of Dragoon Road and east of Amerind Road in Cochise County.
As of Sunday, the fire has burned 269 acres and is 60% contained, according to Arizona State Forestry.
At last update on Saturday, the fire has burned 110 acres.
Lines held overnight on #AmerindFire in #Dragoon. No new growth; 269 acres with 60% containment. Crews continue to secure fire perimeter & mop up. All evacuations were lifted as of 10pm Saturday night #AZFire #AZForestry #CochiseCounty @CochiseCounty pic.twitter.com/iZLFlCoPeK— AZ State Forestry (@azstateforestry) May 16, 2021
Evacuations have been lifted on #AmerindFire in #Dragoon. Fire is 269 acres after more accurate mapping. No containment reported at this time. #AZFire #AZForestry #CochiseCounty @CochiseCounty pic.twitter.com/7ime0erKKl— AZ State Forestry (@azstateforestry) May 16, 2021
#AmerindFire - 110 acres. Add’l aircraft, incl. LAT & SEATs worked til sundown to help ground crews working to get line around the fire. Crews also conducting firing ops for structure protection. Evacs still in place for some #Dragoon residents. #CochiseCounty #AZFire #AZForestry pic.twitter.com/Pk0tBb7noH— AZ State Forestry (@azstateforestry) May 16, 2021
Evacuations are in place for some Dragoon residents.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.
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