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May 18, 2013 11:57 AM by Scott Oathout

Fire burning south of Patagonia

PATAGONIA, Ariz.,- A fire is burning roughly seven miles south of Patagonia and has already burned around 100 acres.

The Soldier Basin Fire is burning in grass and brush and is not threatning any structures at this time.

According to Heidi Schewel with the Forest Service, four crews and six engines are on scene, along with one large fixed-wing tanker and four small fixed-wing tankers.

Michael Lindsey with Tubac Fire says the fire was first reported Saturday morning.

Lindsey says smoke is visible in the area.

Stay with News 4 Tucson online and on-air for updates on the fire.

(Pictures courtesy of Michael Lindsey and Janet Bercik)

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