Fire burning near Benson - Tucson News Now

Fire burning near Benson

BENSON, AZ (KOLD) - A fire is burning east of Benson.  A KOLD News 13 viewer provided photos of smoke rising east of town. 

The Cochise County Sheriff's Office reports that the fire is burning in the Dragoon Mountains.  It's suspected that lightning sparked the fire. 

Authorities were alerted between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Thursday.  The fire continues to burn. 

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