TUCSON – A lightning caused wildfire south of Tucson has consumed 1,100 acres. The Navarro Fire started on Saturday.
#NavarroFire, est. 1,100 acres. Fire started by lightning Sat night, 14 mi. W. of #Sahuarita, by Navarro Ranch. For safety reasons; poor access & extreme fire behavior, crews monitored last pm & accessed this am. Fire moving to NE in heavy veg. #AZForestry #AZFire @PimaSheriff pic.twitter.com/fBGAJG5vtk
— AZ State Forestry (@azstateforestry) July 12, 2020
According to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, the fire is located south of downtown Tucson near the San Xavier River Indian Reservation.
The fire is moving northeast and is burning through heavy vegetation.