Cedar Creek Fire contained at 106 acres
By Bivian Contreras,2023-05-31
Updated at 10:44 a.m.
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management is reporting Wednesday's Cedar Creek Fire is now fully contained after spreading 106 acres.
Updated at 9:45 a.m.
The Department of Forestry and Fire Management said someone who lives in the area was welding around 2 in the afternoon and that’s how they fire started. They said the fire burned at least 100 acres but said the fire isn’t spreading.
They said right now it’s at least 80 percent contained and said by tonight they’re expecting it to be fully contained.
As for any houses or buildings, they said those weren’t affected by the fire and said there were no evacuations.
They said crews will be working to put out hot spots tonight and tomorrow too.
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Updated at 7:20 p.m.
Crews continue to work on controlling the fire and will remain doing so through the night and into tomorrow.
Updated at 3:30 p.m.
The Cedar Creek Fire is moving north due to the wind covering about 30 to 40 acres.
The Green Valley Fire Department is responding to a brush fire on West Hardscrabble Road and South Cedar Creek Road, south of Green Valley.
The Pima County Sheriff's Department advised through its Twitter feed that residents should be alert and prepared for an evacuation.
"Please take all necessary precautions and remember, if evacuation is implemented, DO NOT forget critical items such as medications, proper clothing, phone charging equipment, etc," PCSD said.
Stay with KGUN 9 for further updates.
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