Soldier Basin wildfire is only 15 percent contained, crews still battling

Overnight photo of Soldier Basin Fire (Source: AZ Skies Photography)
Overnight photo of Soldier Basin Fire (Source: AZ Skies Photography)

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, AZ (Tucson News Now) - More than 200 firefighters continue to battle a wildfire northeast of Nogales.

The Soldier Basin fire has now burned 6,000 acres in the Patagonia Mountains and officials are saying the fire is about 15 percent contained.

So far the fire is not threatening any buildings, according to officials.

Crews are trying to clear brush and create fire lines to stop it.

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