Wildfire 80 percent contained in Coronado National Forest - WNEM TV 5


Wildfire 80 percent contained in Coronado National Forest

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Fire crews are attacking a wildfire that erupted Sunday in the Coronado National Forest.

The Juniper Fire is 80 percent contained. It grew to 161 acres as of 4:15 p.m. Monday.

It's located about 18 miles west of Nogales.

The fire is burning in grass and low brush, according to authorities with the USDA Forest Service. No buildings are at risk at this time.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Three crews and four engines have been assigned to the fire. Fire officials said clean up and monitoring of the burn area will continue into the night.

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