Fire displaces families; Southern Arizona wildfires

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Two families were forced out of their homes by a house fire near 22nd Street and Camino Seco.

It started in a carport on East Seabury Court Tuesday night.

Neighbors saw smoke and flames.  Firefighters extinguished the fire minutes later.

Electrical wiring providing power to two homes was heavily damaged, which is why the families have to stay out for now.


PORTAL, Ariz. -- The Horseshoe Two is still burning in the Portal area, but all evacuations have been lifted, people let back to their homes. The fire is 10,000 acres large and is 10% contained.

Nearly 350 people are working on it.  And they're still working on protecting Cave Creek Canyon.


NOGALES, Ariz. -- Much smaller, but still growing is the North Tank fire fourteen miles east of Nogales.

It's consumed about 150 acres, mostly timber and grass.

No containment reported but three ground crews joined the fight Wednesday backed by 6 aircraft that had been working to slow it down.