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Bighorn Fire burns more than 118,300 acres; 54 percent contained

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TUCSON (KVOA) - Fire crews are making progress on the Bighorn Fire.

The wildfire has grown to 118,370 acres. It is now 54 percent contained.

Currently, there are 904 crew members fighting this fire.

Despite the amount of acreage burned, no structures have been damaged.

Fire officials say Wednesday is the last day crews will provide daily press briefings. That is unless conditions turn for the worst.

WATCH LIVE: Update on Bighorn Fire progress. https://bit.ly/2BTw19B

Posted by News 4 Tucson - KVOA on Wednesday, July 1, 2020

EVACUATION NOTICES:

GO - Evacuate:

Pima County:

Southeastern Catalinas area around Redington Road, bounded by the county line on the east.

Southern Catalina Foothills, Catalina Highway on the western border and Redington Road on the east

Redington community bordered by county lines on north and east

East slope of the Catalina Mountains south of the Pima County line and west of the community of Redington

Cochise County:

  • READY-C1 Cascabel to Hookers Hot Springs
  • READY-C2 Cascabel south and north of Pomerene
  • READY-C3 Mescal to Pomerene.

SET- Southeastern Catalina Foothills, in the Redington area bounded by the Forest Service line on the west and the Italian Trap Tank on the east. Refer to Pima County Sherriff’s Department Interactive Map for specific boundaries.

For more information visit: Pima.gov/bighorn

Benson is not in a designated zone at this time.

Cascabel Road at the Cochise County/Pima County line is closed.

The Coronado National Forest closures include: Sabino and Bear canyons and Catalina State Park.

RESOURCES:

2020 Bighorn Fire Story Map - How far is the fire from you?

Fire Information Phone Line: (520) 276-8981 and (520) 329-7439, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sign up to receive emergency alerts at myalerts.pima.gov.

View the closure order and map at inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/closures/6741/.

If you're located in Pinal County, visit pinalcountyaz.gov/emergencymanagement

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