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Encino Fire destroys 4 homes and threatens over 100 more

Encino Fire destroys 4 homes
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Posted at 6:29 AM, Jun 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-21 14:25:12-04

The Encino fire has destroyed 4 homes and is threatening 122 more, that's according to the Sonoita-Elgin Fire District.

The fire has grown to 1,300 acres Wednesday morning.  

CONFIRMED: Encino Fire now 1,300 acres, 6-8 homes have been destroyed. Power is still out in areas SE of Santa Cruz Co Fair grounds @kgun9 pic.twitter.com/horfySmJxP

— Carlos Herrera (@KGUNCarlos) June 21, 2017

 

Power is off due to multiple burned power poles and crews will be working to restore power in areas only where it is safe to do so. 

A community briefing is set to start at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday morning at the Sonoita Bible Church. 

 

 

Evacuations are still in place along Boyd Road, Apache Trail, Holbrook Drive, and Terry Road in Sonoita, according to the Arizona State Forestry's twitter. 

Evacuees can go to the Sonoita Fairgrounds or the Harvest Church at 3107 Highway 83.

#EncinoFire #SantaCruz SO evacs in progress along Boyd Rd., Apache Trail, Holbrook Dr., & Terry Rd. in Sonoita. No est. on acreage.

— AZ State Forestry (@azstateforestry) June 21, 2017