Jackelope Fire burns in Rincon Mountains - Tucson News Now

Jackelope Fire burns in Rincon Mountains

Jackelope Fire (Source: Mike Sparky P) Jackelope Fire (Source: Mike Sparky P)
(Source: Saguaro National Park) (Source: Saguaro National Park)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A new wildfire is burning in the Rincon Mountains, east of Tucson.

The Tucson Interagency Dispatch Center said the Jackelope Fire is burning about 10 acres on Tanque Verde Ridge, near Juniper Basin in Saguaro National Park.

Inciweb says it was caused by lightning and started on Thursday about 2:30 p.m. Crews said no structures appeared to be threatened by the fire.

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