Squaretop Fire in southeastern Arizona is 50 percent contained

Squaretop Fire in southeastern Arizona is 50 percent contained

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Squaretop Fire in southeastern Arizona is 50 percent contained

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by Christina O'Haver

azfamily.com

Posted on May 4, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Updated Tuesday, May 6 at 11:40 AM

Squaretop Fire
Location:
Squaretop Hills
Acres:
400
Containment:
50 percent
Fuels:
Grass
Detected:
10:11 a.m., May 3
Cause:
Human
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DOUGLAS, Ariz. -- Crews are working to contain a wildfire in southeastern Arizona, about 33 miles north of the city of Douglas.

The Squaretop Fire was reported shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday and has burned 400 acres in the Squaretop Hills west of the Chiricahua Mountains, according to InciWeb, an online interagency incident management system. It is creeping in a grassy area.

Ground and air resources conducted a successful burnout operation, and containment is reported at 50 percent.

It is believed to be human caused.

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