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Wildfire burning along Arizona-Mexico border – ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)

May 9th 2012   ·   16 Comments

SIERRA VISTA, AZ – Authorities say a wildfire is burning along the Arizona-Mexico border about 20 miles southwest of Sierra Vista and has charred about 1,200 acres so far.

The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office says the so-called “School Canyon Fire” was reported Tuesday morning in the Montezuma Pass area.

It’s still unclear how the fire started.

The fire is burning grass and brush in the Coronado National Forest and is moving north toward the Parker Canyon Lake area.

Sheriff’s officials are evacuating Lakeview campground at Parker Canyon Lake, but say no structures are immediately threatened.

Six air tankers, two helicopters, four water tankers, 12 engines and two 20-person crews have been assigned to the fire so far.

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Readers Comments (16)

  1. Aaron Dunn says:

    THat’s one way to keep people out.

  2. Aaron Dunn says:

    THat’s one way to keep people out.

  3. Aaron Dunn says:

    THat’s one way to keep people out.

  4. Burning for hours and obama hasn’t blamed Bush, Brewer or the Tea Party yet? hmm

  5. Joy Wright says:

    Hate the fire–but for goodness sake quit saying “so-called” unless someone is an imposter!!! the fire has been named the School Canyon Fire…..

  6. John Payne says:

    Oh geez, more global warming.

  7. Jan Holzner says:

    Hmm, maybe coyotes started the fire to distract the border patrol.

  8. Joy Wright, I thought the same thing when I read it…a fire is a fire and has a name! Having been in the Durango, Co fires, just say what the heck it is named.

  9. Joy Wright, I thought the same thing when I read it…a fire is a fire and has a name! Having been in the Durango, Co fires, just say what the heck it is named.

  10. Angelica Kay says:

    See if we can push it towards mexico and get rid of some POS’s!!!

  11. Let it burn South!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  12. Chuck Hajek says:

    another fire started by illegals…..how much $$$ will this one cost??

  13. Vince Raven says:

    in a way this might be a blessing. after it burns out, it leaves NOWHERE for the illegals tio hide!

  14. Bill McCrory says:

    While you’re in there putting the fire out, go ahead and bury all the illegal’s you find. South Arizona is one place I would not plan to go camping until the border’s are secure. Even then I would be packing.

  15. Maybe they should have done this to begin with….no where to run to baby….hasta la vista!!!!

  16. I guess they finally got their fence!





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