O'Donnell Fire now 65 percent contained - Tucson News Now

O'Donnell Fire now 65 percent contained

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The O'Donnell Fire, started near Elgin Saturday, is now 65 percent contained.

The fire was started by lightning striking dry grass, igniting several brush fires that merged, according to Sonoita-Elgin Fire Department PIO Katie Goodwin.

The fire quickly spread, covering 600 acres of land.

Now, crews continue to mop up the area and extinguish the remained of the flames.

Stay with TNN for the latest updates on the fire. It has now been reduced to 553 acres.

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