BOWIE, Ariz. — Authorities in southeastern Arizona say two wildfires have prompted evacuations of one small community in Cochise County and part of another.
No estimates are immediately available on the number of homes or people evacuated in either the Desert Mountain community near the Fort Bowie National Historic Site or in Dragoon where some residents were advised to evacuate.
Authorities say they have no reports on structures being lost.
The fire in the Dragoon area has burned at least 2.3 square miles (6 sq. kilometers) and the one near the historic site has burned approximately 350 acres (141.6 hectares).
They’re burning in in areas approximately 54 miles (87 kilometers) and 86 miles (138.4 kilometers) east of Tucson.