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Several agencies respond to brush fire, PCSD reopens nearby roads

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Posted at 5:14 PM, Mar 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-14 05:44:40-04

UPDATE: Pima County Sheriff's Department says the roadway has reopened.

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At least four southern Arizona fire agencies responded to a brush fire burning south of the Pima County Fairgrounds Sunday afternoon.

Green Valley Fire tweeted about the report after 4 p.m.. In the tweet, fire officials said Corona De Tucson Fire, Rincon Valley Fire, Green Valley Fire and Drexel Fire were all on scene.

For now, officials report the brush fire near Harrison and Dawn Roads to be approximately 35 acres.

The Pima County Sheriff's Department has also shut down roads in the area as crews battle the brush fire. PCSD says traffic south of Brekke Road and Harrison Road will be closed. Dawn Road west of Houghton Road will also closed. Drivers are asked to find alternate routes.

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