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Molino Fire 80 percent contained Wednesday

Posted at 12:11 PM, Oct 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-30 20:41:23-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - The Molino Fire on Mount Lemmon was 80 percent contained Wednesday.

According to the U.S. Forest Service, the 540-acre blaze continued to burn in the Molino Basin on Mount Lemmon.

Six crewmembers remained at the scene. Coronado National Forest officials were patrolling and monitoring the blaze.

Investigators say the fire was caused by a gunshot at an an unofficial shooting range on the mountain.