Qin Chen talks with Tom Lemmons, of the Pima County Sheriff's Office Auxiliary, about "Go" orders given to evacuate her home in the Cobblestone Estates neighborhood due to the Bighorn Fire in the Santa Catalina Mountains on June 11, 2020. Dark smoke from heavy fuels in the upper elevations of Pima Canyon obscure the rising sun during the Bighorn Fire in the Santa Catalina Mountains in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 9, 2020. A wildfire that forced evacuations of several neighborhoods near Tucson, Arizona, grew overnight to cover more than 19 square miles. One reason: concerns about exposing private information on voters. public information officer. A air tanker flies above the the Bighorn Fire as smoke billows up near the mouth of Romero Canyon, on June 13, 2020. The Bighorn Fire expanded overnight from about 5 square miles to 7 square miles and was 10% contained as of Thursday afternoon, according to an update … A chinook helicopter drops a load of water on the Bighorn Fire as is moves into the top of Finger Rock Canyon and up Mount Kimball, on June 10, 2020. The Bighorn Fire crest a ridge on the north side of the Santa Catalina Mountains as the day's steady winds push the flames closer to Mount Lemmon, Tucson, Ariz., June 16, 2020. Hotshots with Smokey Bear and Blue Ridge talk near the Finger Rock Canyon trailhead as smoke billows from the Bighorn Fire billows in the distance, on June 10, 2020. Within four hours , the blaze exploded from … ... UPDATE: Tucson Fire Department responds to structure fire on the south side. Local News. A stiff wind out of the southwest pushes the Bighorn Fire into the central Santa Catalina Mountains and toward homes, Oro Valley, Ariz., June 13, 2020. Tucson police said man grabbed knife during fight with spouse, who retrieved a gun. He said the fire continues to back down the mountain near the canyon. "We're feeling pretty good about where we're at," Reed said of firefighting efforts around the town. TUCSON (KVOA) - A new wildfire is burning east of Oracle and Rancho Vistoso. A helicopter dumps water along an area to combat the Bighorn Fire in the Santa Catalina Mountains on June 11, 2020. Smoke from the Bighorn Fire covers the Santa Catalina Mountains with Sentinel Peak seen in the foreground Tuesday morning on June 23, 2020. TUCSON, AZ (3TV/CBS5/KOLD) --The lightning-caused Bighorn Fire burning in the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson is forcing evacuations of several communities.The fire has burned 37,058 acres. Crew members with the Smokey Bear Hotshots from Ruidoso, New Mexico cut line near the mouth of Finger Rock Canyon as a precaution against the growing Bighorn Fire being fought in the Santa Catalina Mountain Range, on June 10, 2020. InciWeb is an interagency system that tracks high-visability, high-complexity or long duration incidents.. Photo by Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star. 3-D map of the Bighorn Fire looking southeast. Author: 12 News Hundreds of firefighters are battling the so-called Bush fire near Phoenix and the Bighorn fire outside of Tucson, Arizona. A line of fire retardant draped along the Santa Catalina Mountains from Sunrise Drive above Cimarron Foothills Estates neighborhood as the Bighorn Fire burns for its seventh day in the western Santa Catalina mountain range, on June 12, 2020. Maricopa County supervisors voted Friday to not comply with subpoenas for election materials issued by the state Senate Judiciary Committee chairman. Adam Hutton with the Smokey Bear Hotshots of Ruidoso, New Mexico tosses away brush being cut near the mouth of Finger Rock Canyon as a precaution against the growing Bighorn Fire being fought in the Santa Catalina Mountain Range, on June 10, 2020. Photo by Rebecca Sasnett / Arizona Daily Star, A hot shot fire crew fighting the Bighorn Fire hikes on ridge near Finger Rock Canyon in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson, Ariz. on June 11, 2020. Radio Ridge, near the top of the Santa Catalinas, is silhouetted by flames from the Bighorn Fire on the southern seen from near, Oracle, Ariz., June 18, 2020. West winds push the smoke of the Bighorn Fire as it burns on the southeastern slopes of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Tucson, Ariz., June 26, 2020. A driver heads south on Campbell Ave. as smoke billows from the Bighorn Fire in the Santa Catalina Mountains in the Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 10, 2020. Nearly 1,000 fire personnel were dispatched to fight the fire, officials said. No evacs at this time. Fire near Dove Mountain-area. The Bighorn Fire is burning along Pusch Ridge of the Santa Catalina Mountains in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 7, 2020. or submit a news tip, All content © 2000 - 2021, KVOA Television, Inc. All rights reserved. Click the info icon to see when. A tanker skims over a ridge while dropping slurry just west of Craycroft during the struggle to keep the Bighorn Fire out of the neighborhoods of the Santa Catalina Mountain foothills, Tucson, Ariz., June 11, 2020. Smoke billows from the Santa Catalinas as the Bighorn Fire continues to burn as seen from Honey Bee Canyon Park in Oro Valley, on June 17, 2020. The Tucson Medical Center is canceling elective surgeries through Jan. 4 as a record of COVID-19 cases hit Tucson and Arizona sets record for coronavirus hospitalizations.Â. A DC-10 Very Large Air Tanker drops thousands of gallons of retardant at the base of the Bighorn Fire burning above La Reseve along Pusch Ridge in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 6, 2020. Keith Lencke of the Blue Ridge Hotshots watches the air attack on the Bighorn Fire in the Cobblestone Estates neighborhood near the Santa Catalina Mountains on June 11, 2020. Smoke rolls over the Sabino Canyon area Wednesday as the Big Horn Fire grows to nearly 75,000 acres. A UH-60 firefighting helicopter picks up a bucket of water at Immaculate Heart High School as another helicopter drops water on the Bighorn Fire burning in Pima Canyon in the Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson on June 11, 2020. Pan and zoom to find other wildfires and prescribed burns in the country. Dylan Smith TucsonSentinel.com Update: Parts of Catalina Foothills evacuated for Bighorn Fire; warning area … Tucson police: Man, 40, apparently kills young boy, then himself, Tucson elementary mourns the loss of "Mr. T", Tucson police identify boy who died in murder suicide case, Arizona lawmaker vows to ignore mask mandate at state Capitol, Tucson police: Man fatally shot during domestic fight with his spouse, Man killed in armed robbery at Tucson Quik Mart, Tucson Medical Center cancels elective surgeries, The Wildcast, Episode 310: Arizona went Fisch-in for the Wildcats' next football coach, Watch: Arizona Wildcats introduce Jedd Fisch as new head football coach, The Wildcast, Episode 309: On Sean Miller ranting, Jemarl Baker's 3-point shooting and Aari McDonald's clutch weekend. Crews igniting more fire lines in the Sabino Canyon area today could result in smokier skies over portions of Tucson. Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device. |, The Forest Service - Coronado National Forest, 2-year-old shot in the head, killed in Minnesota apartment, State: All Arizona counties seeing substantial virus spread, President Trump pardons more than two dozen people, GOP blocks $2,000 checks as President Trump leaves COVID aid in chaos, Settlement reached in lawsuit filed on behalf of Carlos Adrian Ingram Lopez’s 2-year-old daughter, US military confirms COVID-19 won’t sideline Santa Claus. A DC-10 VLAT climbs out of the range after making a slurry drop between The Bighorn Fire and Mount Lemmon, Tucson, Ariz., June 16, 2020. A DC-10 VLAT drops below the ridge line in his path to make a slurry drop as the battle moves to the northwest and crews work to keep the Bighorn Fire from spreading through Catalina State Park, Oro Valley, Ariz., June 11, 2020. One of them forced open a beer cooler and the second man pointed a gun at an employee. #DoveFire est. A young boy also was found shot to death inside the house. "There's still a lot of work to be done," Reed said about firefighting efforts near Sabino, "but there's been good progress.". A DC-10 VLAT makes a last drop in the dying light over the homes in the area between Swan and Alvernon during the daylong struggle to keep the Bighorn Fire out of the neighborhoods of the Santa Catalina Mountain foothills, Tucson, Ariz., June 11, 2020. Tucson, AZ crime, fire and public safety news and events, police & fire department updates pic.twitter.com/EOMNHm5MK4, It will be breezy at times for your Christmas Eve with sustained wind between 10 to 20 mph and it will also be mostly cloudy thanks to a system off…, KVOA Television The lightning-caused blaze was 64% contained as of 7 p.m. and 308 personnel were working on it, according to InciWeb, a government website that tracks wildfires. Flames fanned by canyon winds emerge from the smoke during the Bighorn Fire burning along Pusch Ridge in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 6, 2020. Record COVID-19 cases hit Tucson area again. People watch the Bighorn Fire from La Encantada at Campbell and Skyline on June 11, 2020. A Chinook helicopter carrying a water bucket flies north along the Pusch Ridge Wilderness as the Bighorn Fire pushes north-northeast into Romero Canyon east of Catalina State Park in Santa Catalina Mountains on Saturday, June 13, 2020. Smoke envelops a granite spire during the Bighorn Fire burning along Pusch Ridge of the Santa Catalina Mountains in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 7, 2020. Golder Ranch Fire officials say the Catalina Fire is slowly moving south. Bulldozer clearing vegetation on the Northeast corner of the Bighorn Fire burning in and around the Santa Catalina Mountains on June 27, 2020. The Bighorn Fire burning in Ventana Canyon in the Santa Catalina Mountains behind downtown Tucson on June 18, 2020. The Bighorn Fire's northwestern front looms over homes as it burns into the central Santa Catalina Mountains, Oro Valley, Ariz., June 13, 2020. Subscribe to our Daily Headlines newsletter. The same wind whipping the flags outside the Fairfield Inns & Suites on Oracle Road is whipping up the flames and smoke of the Bighorn Fire, Oro Valley, Ariz., June 17, 2020. Smoke from the Bighorn Fire puffs above the cottonwood-willow forest running along the San Pedro River valley, Cascabel, Ariz., June 30, 2020. #AZFire #AZForestry “Today’s another critical fire weather day – very strong winds for us out of the southwest. Photo by Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star, A lead plane, lower left, guides a large air tanker during a retardant drop at the Bighorn Fire burning along Pusch Ridge of the Santa Catalina Mountains in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 7, 2020. PO Box 5188 Tucson, AZ 85703 A Sierra National Forest hotshot crew member measures the wind while preparing for a possible change in direction from the Bighorn Fire on Mount Lemmon in the Santa Catalina Mountains in Ariz. on June 14, 2020. Read the latest updates about the Bighorn Fire here. The wildfire started June 5 by lightning was estimated to be nearly 75,000 acres today and was 33% contained. Fire backed into a drainage & moving up ridge to the N. Crews working to secure off that side on ridge. A family of four horned owls perch on a utility pole near Tanque Verde and Houghton with the glow from the Bighorn Fire burning in the Santa Catalina Mountains behind them to north, Tucson, Ariz., June 14, 2020. A large air tanker drops fire retardant on the top of Pusch Ridge during the Bighorn Fire burning in the Santa Catalina Mountains in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 7, 2020. The red line was the perimeter at 10:52 p.m. MDT June 23, 2020. At the Bighorn Fire burning along Pusch Ridge of the Santa Catalina Mountains in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 7, 2020. A heavy-lift helicopter drops water on the line of the Bighorn Fire burning along Pusch Ridge in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 6, 2020. Bush Fire updates: Evacuations lifted as fire continues to burn Officials said the Bush Fire grew to 190,269 acres and was 90% contained as of Saturday morning. Businesses aren't causing major spread of COVID-19, she says. A helicopter flies along the Catalinas on its way to Rose Canyon Lake while fighting the Bighorn fire in Pima Canyon, on June 9, 2020. Just before 3 a.m., two men entered the Quick Mart. Bighorn Fire burn area on Samaniego Ridge in the Santa Catalina Mountains looking west toward Biosphere II on June 27, 2020. and public information officer. https://bit.ly/2ysVh5k?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook_News_4_Tucson_-_KVOAVIDEO COURTESY: Stacey Cochran of the Mt. Photo by Rebecca Sasnett / Arizona Daily Star. — Arizona State Parks (@AZStateParks) October 19, 2020 Tinder-dry vegetation bursts into flames above during the Bighorn Fire burning above Finger Rock Canyon within the Santa Catalina Mountains in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 10, 2020. Mount Lemmon Fire Department and the U. S. Forest Service are on-scene near Marshall Saddle, approximately one mile from Summerhaven. Smoke from the Bighorn fire blows Northeast over the Catalina mountains on June 30, 2020 in Tucson, Ariz. Photo taken from E. Speedway Blvd. James Tallmadge taught and volunteered at Sam Hughes Elementary for 52 years, but his reach in the community spread far beyond the school. In this Wednesday evening, June 10, 2020 photo, the Bighorn Fire breaks onto the southern slopes of the Santa Catalina Mountains and burns over a … A DC-10 Very Large Air Tanker drops on the Bighorn Fire burning along Pusch Ridge in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 6, 2020. Details regarding the fire are limited at this time. Check @azstateforestry for updates. According to information made available by fire officials on Inciweb, the Magnum Fire has burned 24,000 acres of land as of Monday morning and it only 2 percent contained. The fire … Lemmon Weather Facebook Group then gave an update around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. People stand along Oracle Road just north of the entrance to Catalina State Park as the Bighorn Fire continues to burn at the base of Pusch Ridge near the park, on June 12, 2020. Ground crews and helicopters are fighting the blaze, which is not spreading rapidly. The Bighorn Fire burning about La Reserve along Pusch Ridge in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 6, 2020. A huge DC-10 VLAT (Very Large Air Tanker) pulls up after dropping a load of fire retardant in a neighborhood just south of Catalina State Park during the Bighorn Fire burning along Pusch Ridge in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 6, 2020. Firefighters are struggling to contain the Bighorn Fire near Tucson, Arizona, and deteriorating weather conditions could cause the blaze to spread even further. A fire is burning in the Pusch Ridge area east of Oro Valley on Saturday. Two firefighting helicopters maneuver around one another while recharging at a dip site as the battle moves to the north to keep the Bighorn Fire from spreading, Oro Valley, Ariz., June 11, 2020. The lights on the antennas of Mount Bigelow are just visible at right through the smoke. The green line was the perimeter June 19, 2020. We expect to see some of that fire moving upslope.” To prepare for that, crews are being sent to the mountaintop resort community of Summerhaven on Mt. The fire has now burned 3,277 acres since it started on Friday, June 5, from a lightning strike in the Pusch Ridge area of the Catalina Mountains. A Chinook helicopter drops water on the Bighorn Fire burning in Pusch Ridge, on June 12, 2020. "The goal for today is to increase the fire-line on the edge to be able to handle any wind today," Reed said. Reed said the eastern flank of the fire is moving toward remnants of the Burro Fire, the 2017 wildfire here that burned more than 21,000 acres. Flames break through the smoke as a finger of the Bighorn Fire scorches its way through a canyon on the west side of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Tucson, Ariz., June 17, 2020. The Bighorn Fire lights up the ridge overlooking Saddlebrooke in the northwestern foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Tucson, Ariz., June 17, 2020. Passersby use a wildlife exit along Oracle Road to get an elevated view the smoke billowing out of the northwestern portion of the Bighorn Fire, Oro Valley, Ariz., June 17, 2020. Tucson's Bighorn Fire: Blaze in Santa Catalinas now covers nearly 75,000 acres, Bighorn Fire, Incident Command Team via Facebook, Maricopa County supervisors sue rather than comply with senator's subpoenas for election materials, Health chief changes benchmarks so no Arizona business will be shuttered in pandemic. Photo by Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star, A Chinook heavy-lift helicopter trailing a water bucket flies past canyons choked with smoke during the Bighorn Fire burning along Pusch Ridge of the Santa Catalina Mountains in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 7, 2020. The lighting-caused Bighorn Fire, as of Monday June 8, has spread to over 2,300 acres and is 10% contained, according to Oro Valley Police department via Twitter. The Forest Service - Coronado National Forest said multiple resources are responding including aircraft and ground forces. The fire burned 58,553 acres, according to an update from the incident management team Monday morning. May 21, 2020 5:56 pm News 4 Tucson Local News, Top Stories TUCSON - Pima County Sheriff's Department deputies reported a fire was burning on … Read on for more details. Smoke from the Bighorn Fire shrouds granite formations of Pusch Ridge in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 6, 2020. A Sikorsky heavy-lift helicopter finishes a drop at dusk on the Bighorn Fire burning along Pusch Ridge in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 6, 2020. Arizona and Pima County are still in a crisis, breaking records each week. Around Summerhaven, crews will continue to move the fire away from "values" and toward the Catalina Highway to connect with firefighting efforts there. Crews working the Bighorn Fire near Summerhaven, Ariz., in the Santa Catalina Mountains on June 23, 2020. — A red flag warning for Sunday and Monday was expected to increase fire activity for the Bighorn Fire in Pima County, north of Tucson. A Smokey Bear Hotshot walks along Finger Rock Canyon trail as smoke billows from the Bighorn Fire further up the canyon, on June 10, 2020. A McDonnell Douglas MD-80 firefighting air tanker emerges from heavy smoke from the Bighorn Fire burning near Catalina State Park in Oro Valley on June 12, 2020. Incident information includes photographs, maps, overviews, announcements and closures as needed. 3-D map of the perimeter of the Bighorn Fire mapped by fixed wing aircraft at 10:33 p.m. MDT June 17, 2020. An air tanker drops fire retardant as wildfire crews continue to fight the Bighorn Fire which has spread along the western side of the Santa Catalinas, on June 11, 2020. A Chinook helicopter dumps water on the Bighorn Fire in the front range of the Santa Catalina Mountains in between granite faces already painted with pink fire retardant on Thursday, June 11, 2020. Lemmon to begin work to protect it in case the fire gets that far. A helicopter drops a bucket of water on the Bighorn Fire burning into Pima Canyon inside the Coronado National Forest north of Tucson, Ariz. on June 8, 2020. Heavy fuels burning above Finger Rock Canyon produce think black smoke during the Bighorn Fire within the Santa Catalina Mountains in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 10, 2020. The Busch Fire is burning on Mt. NEAR TUCSON, Ariz. (3TV/CBS 5) – People who live in a northern part of the Catalina Foothills are being told to evacuate while fire teams do a backburn to help control the Bighorn Fire. In the last of the day's light a helicopter makes a last minute water drop on a line of flames from the Bighorn Fire moving down the southern slopes of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Tucson, Ariz., June 10, 2020. An aerial tanker banks out of a smoky gully after making a slurry drop as the battle moves to the northwestern reaches of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Oro Valley, Ariz., June 11, 2020. Stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest information regarding this story as it becomes available. A young boy also was found shot to death. "If we have a good day today, the stage will be set for success.". TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Bighorn Fire burning in the Santa Catalina Mountains was at 119,541 acres and is 89 percent contained as of Wednesday, July 15. Flames from the Bighorn Fire climb over a ridge near Esperero Canyon lighting up a stand of saguaro as the blaze continues relentlessly to the east on the southern slopes of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Tucson, Ariz., June 23, 2020. Burnouts are expected to be set today in the Oracle Ridge area. Interactive Maps of Arizona Fires. The fire sparked up in a neighborhood just west of Interstate 19. Lemmon Weather Facebook Group. Smoke rolls over the Sabino Canyon area Wednesday as the Big Horn Fire grows to nearly 75,000 acres. Residents in the Catalina Foothills neighborhood north of Tucson watch an air tanker drop fire retardant on the Bighorn Fire near Finger Rock Canyon the Santa Catalina Mountains on June 11, 2020. Burn out ops done overnight to tie fire into #TortolitaFire burn scar. A number of active fires are burning right now in Arizona, and the largest among them is the White Wing fire, currently at 1,200 acres. A jet tanker drops retardant as it flies through Pontatoc Canyon as wildfire crews continue to fight the Bighorn Fire which has spread along the western side of the Santa Catalinas, on June 11, 2020. Smoke flows out of canyons in the Santa Catalina Mountains from the Bighorn Fire north of Tucson, Ariz. on June 14, 2020, as seen from Mount Lemmon Trail #5. The hazy remnants of the Bighorn Fire hang low in Pima Canyon within the Santa Catalina Mountains in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on the morning of June 10, 2020.Â, The Bighorn Fire burns on the East side of beloved hiking area Pima Canyon within the Santa Catalina Mountains in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson, late on June 9, 2020. Helicopters drop water on the Bighorn Fire burning along Pusch Ridge in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 6, 2020. Stacey Cochran of the Mt. From Ventana Canyon, at left, to just north of the end of Houghton Road, the Bighorn Fire stretches along the southern slopes of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Tucson, Ariz., June 20, 2020. Lemmons asked residents if they planned to evacuate or stay in their home. News Tips: 520-624-2477 According to a news release, 71-year-old Murry Bailey was moved to medical isolation at the U.S. Penitentiary in Tucson after testing positive for the coronavirus on Nov. 12. Smoke from the Bighorn Fire burning in canyons in the Santa Catalina Mountains to the west, looms over homes in Summerhaven, Ariz. on June 14, 2020. TUCSON - Pima County Sheriff's Department deputies reported a fire was burning on Mount Lemmon on Thursday evening. The Huey helicopter passes along a ridge on the Bighorn Fire burning along Pusch Ridge in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 6, 2020. People stand along Oracle Road just north of the entrance to Catalina State Park as the Bighorn Fire continues to burn in the Pusch Ridge Wilderness near the park, on June 12, 2020. Here's how experts grasp the data. A Sikorsky firefighting helicopter drops water along a ridge top as the flames from the Bighorn Fire work their way onto the northern slopes of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Tucson, Ariz., June 16, 2020. A helicopter carries water over an area of the Bighorn Fire in the Santa Catalina Mountains in the Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 10, 2020. Photo by Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star, An air tanker drops retardant the Bighorn Fire burning along Pusch Ridge of the Santa Catalina Mountains in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 7, 2020. Engine crews were monitoring the fire, which was largely beneficial and no threat to homes. Kelly Townsend, a Republican state senator from Mesa, says there's no authority requiring her to mask up in the state senate building. People watch from Oracle Road just north of the entrance to Catalina State Park as Chinook helicopters drop water on the Bighorn Fire burning for its seventh day in Pusch Ridge very close to Catalina State Park on June 12, 2020. Tucson police found a 40-year-old man dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. One of the best interactive maps available right now is Inciweb’s … June 18, 2020 An update on the fire … Crews today will be working on trying to "stall" fire in the Sabino Canyon area, said Tim Reed, deputy incident commander for the Northern Rockies Incident Management Team. … Meanwhile, … A DC-10 VLAT makes a slurry drop near the observatory site and along the burnout of the 17 year-old Aspen Fire as crew fight to keep the Bighorn Fire being advancing on Mount Lemmon, Tucson, Ariz., June 16, 2020. The Bighorn Fire inches over a ridge above several homes north of Coronado Drive west of Swan as night falls on the neighborhoods under evacuation and prepare to leave warnings in the Santa Catalina Mountain foothills, Tucson, Ariz., June 11, 2020. The Tucson Fire Department responded about 9 p.m. to a fire at a home near Country Club Road and Interstate 10, the department said in a tweet. You have permission to edit this article. Several local fire districts supply equipment and firefighters to fight the Bighorn Fire. Posted Jun 10, 2020, 11:06 pm. The wildfires in Arizona will continue over the weekend where the Bighorn Fire near Tucson is now only 21% contained after it was 40% contained on Friday. An air tanker drops fire retardant to create a fire line behind homes (bottom center) in Or Valley during the Bighorn Fire burning along Pusch Ridge in Coronado National Forest north of Tucson on June 6, 2020. 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