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San Rafael Fire is now contained

San Rafael Fire
Posted at 9:55 AM, May 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-15 13:29:27-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — This article was updated on 05/15/22

The San Rafael Fire that broke out on Saturday, May 7th, 2022 at around 6:45 P.M. is now 100% contained.

The fire is 22 miles southeast of Patagonia and grew to 11,620 acres.

On Saturday, May 14th, 2022 roughly 150 crew personnel were still assigned to the fire including multiple hand crews, engines, and water tenders.

The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management says Forest Road 799 has reopened.

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