Southern Arizona wildfire containedPosted: Updated:
SONOITA, Ariz. -- Firefighters worked quickly on the grassland fire near Sonoita.
They have the Empire fire 100% contained.
It burned some 2000 acres on both sides of State Road 83. Six homes and 12 other buildings were located near the heel of the fire, but it burned away from them.
Highway 83 was opened back up thursday. No one was hurt.
The fire was human caused and still under investigation.