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Soldier Basin Fire

Fire near Patagonia could smolder for a month

Smoke continued to pour from the interior of the Soldier Basin Fire near Patagonia Friday as a regional firefighting team prepared to turn control of the fire over to local Coronado National Forest crews.

May 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Crews set their own fires to slow 10,775-acre blaze near Patagonia

Crews set their own fires to slow 10,775-acre blaze near Patagonia

A wildfire in the Patagonia Mountains grew to 10,775 acres Thursday, as crews set fire to grass and brush to establish a perimeter around the blaze, southwest of Patagonia.

May 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Crews set their own fires to slow 10,775-acre blaze near Patagonia

Crews set their own fires to slow 10,775-acre blaze near Patagonia

The Soldier Basin Fire has for days moved steadily northward along the top and sides of the Patagonia Mountain range toward Patagonia.

May 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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