Wildfire near Elgin 75% contained

2014-05-22T14:25:00Z 2014-05-22T14:35:02Z Wildfire near Elgin 75% containedArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
May 22, 2014 2:25 pm  • 

A wildfire burning near Elgin has grown to about 800 acres, but is 75 percent contained, officials said Thursday.

The fire, burning primarily grassland, was first reported on Wednesday about 3 miles southeast of Elgin.

Forty-two firefighters are assigned to the fire, along with several engines and air tankers. One power line and a vehicle have been burned in the blaze.

No structures are threatened.

Sonoita-Elgin Fire Department chief Joseph DeWolf said the fire was caused by a vehicle parked in high grass.

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