Wildfire burning in southeastern Arizona

Wildfire burning in southeastern Arizona

CREATED Feb 4, 2012

Web Producer: Marissa Pasquet

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A brush and grass fire burning in the Chiricahua Mountains in southeastern Arizona now is 70 percent contained.

Approximately 60 state fire crews with the Arizona State Department of Forestry along with six engines are working to contain a 250 acre wild fire in the Chiricahua Mountains.

The Bruno Fire was first reported at 3:27 p.m. Thursday and is located south of Bruno Canyon on the southwest side of the mountain range, officials with Coronado National Forest reported on Friday.

The fire is described by officials as creeping and smoldering with minimal activity. The nearest structure is Glenn Ranch, about a half-mile away, and is not considered to be immediately threatened.

The fire is believed to be human caused and is still under investigation.

There's no estimate yet for full containment.