UPDATE: Box Canyon Fire 80 percent contained at 79 acres - Tucson News Now

breaking

UPDATE: Box Canyon Fire 80 percent contained at 79 acres

(Source: Google Maps) (Source: Google Maps)
MADERA CANYON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Forward progress has been stopped for the Box Canyon Fire, which is burning south of Tucson.

As of Tuesday, Feb. 13, the wildfire had burned 79 acres in the Santa Rita Mountains and was 80 percent contained.

Roads in the area were closed Monday, but were open again by 4 p.m.

According to the Green Valley Fire District, the fire is burning in low to moderate fuels, but there were high, gusty winds in the area.

MOBILE USERS: Download the Tucson News Now app for Apple and Android devices.

Copyright 2018 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly