Grass fires NW of Douglas - Tucson News Now

Grass fires NW of Douglas

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Severalgrass fires erupted along Kings Highway Sunday, 10 miles Northwest of Douglas.

CochiseCounty Sheriff's Office received a call at 2:08 p.m. referencing grass fires onKing's Highway at mile post 3 heading up north towards Yuma Road, according toCochise County Sheriff's Office PIO Carol Capas.

Sheriff'sDeputies responded to the scene, along with Sunnyside Volunteer FireDepartment, Elfrida Fire Department and Pirtleville Fire Department.

The firespread to a building and a nearby power pole. The fire has not yet beenextinguished and authorities are advising that everyone avoid the area.

TNN will be updatingon this story with the latest details as soon as they become available.

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