Fire burning near Benson grows to more than 300 acres

Published: Nov. 25, 2017 at 9:54 PM MST|Updated: Nov. 26, 2017 at 9:44 PM MST
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A brush fire has grown to 377 acres near Benson.

On Saturday, Nov. 25, The Sonoita-Elgin Fire District said the "Cornfield" fire is visible over the Whetstone Mountains -- located off the Smith Ranch Road near the Skyline and I-10 exit.

The fire is reportedly 75 percent contained and forward progress has been stopped as of Sunday evening, officials said.

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