UPDATE: Adobe Fire burning near Douglas is 100 percent contained

UPDATE: Adobe Fire burning near Douglas is 100 percent contained
Adobe fire in Douglas burned more than 300 acres, is 100 percent contained. (Source: Cochise County Sheriff's Office)

DOUGLAS, AZ (Tucson News Now) - UPDATE: Crews in Cochise County were battling the Adobe Fire, which had reached more than 300 acres. The fire is 100 percent contained, according to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management.

According to Inciweb, the wildfire began around 3 p.m. Monday, April 2 about nine miles northwest of Douglas.

Residents who were asked to leave their homes earlier Monday night during the Adobe Fire are being allowed to return home, as of 7:37 p.m. Monday.

According to CCSO fire personnel are checking on downed power lines and will consult with the power company regarding when to turn the power back on to those who are currently without any.

State Land is on scene and roads have been reopened, according to CCSO. Fire crews will remain on scene throughout the night.

The public is asked to stay away from the area until further notice.

The fire was burning brush and grass near the Bisbee-Douglas International Airport, with 50 firefighters working to contain the fire.

The cause of the fire is not known and is under investigation.

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