- Category: Environment
- Published: Friday, 11 December 2015 13:56
- Written by Lead Local
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Wildfires are a common occurrence throughout different parts of the southwest. The Santa Rita Mountains are located about 65km southeast of the Tucson area. Fire crews are currently battling a wildfire in the Santa Rita Mountains at Gunsite Pass. The fire is believed to be caused by humans, which began on Tuesday. Fire officials are doing everything they can to contain, and eliminate the fire, before it continues to spread.