Multiple fires briefly close roads south of Vail

Published: May. 2, 2022 at 8:35 PM MST|Updated: May. 2, 2022 at 8:46 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Parts of State Route 83 and Sahuarita Road were closed Monday, May 2, while crews worked to contain several fires in the area.

Highway 83 is now open. Fires are under control of the US Forest service. Our units are still on scene and continuing...

Posted by Sonoita-Elgin Fire District on Monday, May 2, 2022

The Sonoita-Elgin Fire District said crews will be in the area on Tuesday performing mop-up efforts.

SR 83 was closed from Milepost 40 to Milepost 44 because of four separate fires reported.

Fires in the area include the Oak Fire, the Hi Haven Fire and the Horse Fire, according to Arizona’s Fire Response Dashboard.

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