Crews are battling a wildfire that sparked in Dragoon, east of Tucson Saturday.
The Amerind Fire has burned approximately 269 acres and is zero percent contained.
Homes were temporarily evacuated along Sacred Rock Road. The evacuation order was lifted shortly after 10 p.m.
Evacuations have been lifted on #AmerindFire in #Dragoon. Fire is 269 acres after more accurate mapping. No containment reported at this time. #AZFire #AZForestry #CochiseCounty @CochiseCounty pic.twitter.com/7ime0erKKl— AZ State Forestry (@azstateforestry) May 16, 2021
#AmerindFire - 110 acres. Add’l aircraft, incl. LAT & SEATs worked til sundown to help ground crews working to get line around the fire. Crews also conducting firing ops for structure protection. Evacs still in place for some #Dragoon residents. #CochiseCounty #AZFire #AZForestry pic.twitter.com/Pk0tBb7noH— AZ State Forestry (@azstateforestry) May 16, 2021
The cause of the fire is under investigation.