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Fire off Mescal Road prompted evacuations overnight

Fire off Mescal Road prompted evacuations overnight
Posted at 6:52 AM, Jun 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-30 09:52:14-04

A brush fire off Mescal Road, south of the railroad tracks prompted evacuation notices last night, but is now under control.

The Cochice County Sheriff's Office was notified of the brush fire Friday morning around 12:30 a.m.

The fire was reportedly about 20 acres in size and threeatened structures. Mescal Fire Department requested assistance with the evacuation of homes in the area.

The fire is still under investigation.