Officials say a lightning-sparked wildfire near Tucson burned through 1,100 acres on Sunday, in an area difficult for firefighters to access.
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management said the wildfire, dubbed the Navarro Fire, was located south of downtown Tucson near the San Xavier River Indian Reservation.
Fire crews monitored the blaze overnight and sent a team in Sunday morning, officials said. The fire was moving northeast as it burned through heavy vegetation.
The area surrounding Tucson has been hit heavily by wildfires this season, specifically the Bighorn Fire in the Santa Catalina Mountains west of the city. As of Sunday, the Bighorn Fire was 92% contained after burning through almost 120,000 acres.
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