COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. – A wildfire is burning about 15 miles outside of Douglas that previously threatened homes and the Beacon Hill Communications site is no longer as it is moving away from infrastructure.

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The fire has burned 4,444 acres and has been 60% contained by fire crews.   Smoke may be visible to Douglas residents and nearby communications, as the fire continues to smolder inside the interior of the fire perimeter.

Yesterday, there were a total of 129 personnel with four crews, four engines and one helicopter.

The total cost-to-date in fire suppression and containment costs have reached $110,000.


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