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Residents in area of Bighorn Fire asked to evacuate

Posted at 10:25 AM, Jun 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 09:26:30-04

ORO VALLEY, Ariz. — Residents who live in the area of the Bighorn Fire are being advised to evacuate.

The following evacuation orders are in effect as of Thursday night:

  • Residents in the Pima Canyon area of the Catalina Foothills between 1st Avenue and Alvernon Way are in “GO” status and should evacuate. View a map of the GO area at pima.gov/bighorn [webcms.pima.gov].
  • The remaining area of the Catalina Foothills between Alvernon Way and 1st Avenue, North of Ina Road remains in the "SET - Be Alert" stage. View a map of the SET area at pima.gov/bighorn [webcms.pima.gov].
  • The area of the Catalina Foothills between Alvernon Way and Sabino Canyon Road, North of Skyline Drive is now in the "SET - Be Alert" stage. View a map of the SET area at pima.gov/bighorn [webcms.pima.gov].
  • The area of southeast/east Oro Valley including all areas east of Oracle Road from north of Magee to Catalina State Park is now in the "SET - Be Alert" stage.

RELATED: PCSD: Bighorn Fire areas of concern expand

A cooling shelter has been set up for residents at Canyon del Oro High School (25 W. Calle Concordia). Pima Animal Care Center is also offering to help pet owners take care of their animals while they're away from their homes.

RELATED: PACC making room for evacuees' pets

As of this morning, the fire has burned more than 6,200 acres.

To sign up for more emergency alerts related to the fire, click here.

This is a developing story.