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USA: Hills near Tucson filled with smoke as wildfire rages on00:50

USA: Hills near Tucson filled with smoke as wildfire rages on

United States, Catalina
June 17, 2020 at 21:11 GMT -00:00 · Published

The Big Horn wildfire near Tucson, Arizona continued burn on Wednesday, as firefighters worked to contain its spread through the Catalina Mountains.

The fire has reportedly burned close to 18,000 acres (7,280 hectares) and is said to be 40 per cent contained.

The state is home to multiple other fires at present, with another in the Tonto National Forest near Mesa having grown to 65,000 acres (26,304 hectares) and no containment.

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The Big Horn wildfire near Tucson, Arizona continued burn on Wednesday, as firefighters worked to contain its spread through the Catalina Mountains.

The fire has reportedly burned close to 18,000 acres (7,280 hectares) and is said to be 40 per cent contained.

The state is home to multiple other fires at present, with another in the Tonto National Forest near Mesa having grown to 65,000 acres (26,304 hectares) and no containment.

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