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Bighorn fire grows to 6,200 acres, 10 percent contained

Bighorn Fire
Posted at 9:55 AM, Jun 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 01:14:59-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Bighorn Fire burning in the Catalina Mountains has increased to 6,200 acres.

According to the Coronado National Forest, the fire remains at 10 percent containment.

As of Thursday morning, 419 crew members are assigned, with 7 hotshot crews.

Officials say the fire will be highly visible again tonight due to low humidity.

On Thursday morning, people who live near the Bighorn Fire were asked to evacuate.

Residents can sign up for the Pima County Emergency Alerts System for the latest info.