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Slavin Fire near Benson has burned 120 acres

Lightning suspected as cause
Posted at 4:36 PM, May 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-31 20:33:55-04

A new wildfire was reported 15 miles southeast of Benson and forced evacuations on Wednesday.

The Slavin Fire has burned an estimated 120 acres and 80 percent contained.

Lightning is the suspected cause. 

Cochise County evacuated 12 residents in the Dragoon Ranch Estates. They have been allowed back to their homes.

One vacant structure was destroyed. No injuries were reported. 



Stay with KGUN9 and for the latest updates on this fire.