UPDATE: Navarro Fire fully contained

UPDATE: Navarro Fire fully contained
Crews battling the Navarro Fire contained 75 percent of the perimeter on Monday, July 13, 2020. The fire started Saturday, June 11, 2020 after a monsoon swept through the area. (Source: Arizona State Forestry via Twitter)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Navarro Fire, the lightning-sparked blaze that started after a thunderstorm rolled through southern Arizona, is now 100 percent contained, officials say.

Today, crews are monitoring the 2,306-acre fire in Navarro Ranch for hot spots, Arizona State Forestry stated in a tweet.

Firefighters with the Three Points Fire District and the Arizona Department of Forestry first responded to the blaze that started 14 miles west of Sahuarita on Saturday, July 11.

For safety reasons, crews were not able to access the fire when it first started but monitored it overnight. Firefighters were able to gain access the next morning and began suppression work.

Several engines, hand crews and an aircraft are worked to protect homes in Cisco Ranch. Today, crews are working with just one engine.

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