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UPDATE: Containment of Pinnacle Fire increases to 42%

The Pinnacle Fire is burning in a remote area in the Santa Teresa Wilderness northeast of Tucson.
The Pinnacle Fire is burning in a remote area in the Santa Teresa Wilderness northeast of Tucson.(U.S. Forest Service)
Published: Jun. 10, 2021 at 12:18 PM MST|Updated: Jun. 21, 2021 at 8:22 AM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A fire burning in Graham County northeast of Tucson has burned 34,000 acres with 42% containment as of Tuesday, June 22.

450 personnel are battling the blaze and the cause is under investigation.

The following areas are in GO evacuation status: All Black Rock Road area residences, and all residences in the Klondyke-Aravaipa corridor in Graham County.

Residents living near the fire are encouraged to visit the following links for Ready, Set, Go information: https://wildlandfire.az.gov/ and https://ein.az.gov/ready-set-go

Both the Coronado National Forest and the Bureau of Land Management have closure orders in effect. For specific closure information visit the following agency links:

The Pinnacle Fire was discovered on June 10.

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