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GREAT NEWS: Bisbee Fire is out, evacuations lifted

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BISBEE, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The fire in Bisbee is out and the evacuations have been lifted, town leaders said on Tuesday, May 16.

Bisbee Mayor David Smith said one wildland crew was left, but it could be leaving soon.

Bisbee fire crews were are on mop-up duty at the original fire location.

Smith called an emergency meeting Tuesday night to declare a state of emergency so the town can get state funding.

The fire started Monday afternoon, May 15, in an abandoned home, quickly spread and destroyed at least four vacant structures.

Dozens of people were told to leave their homes, but there were no reports of injures.

The cause of the fire is still unknown, but there have been no reported injuries.

Bisbee officials said anyone affected by the fire should call 520-432-6021.

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