Fire season has started in drought laden parts of the Southwest, including most of Texas, half of New Mexico and the southeastern edge of Arizona.
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PORTAL - About 300 people are working the fast-growing, human-caused Horseshoe 2 Fire near the hamlet of Portal in the Chiricahua Mountains, which had blackened more than 10,000 acres as of Tuesday afternoon. "We have no containment at this time," said Karen Takai, an information officer at the fire site.
Predictions of an early and vicious fire season are coming true, especially in a swath of th…