A big fire near Tucson has arrived thousands of acres and is threatening hundreds of people and different kind of animals. The Bighorn fire started by lightning in Pima County on June 5.
According to the Coronado National Forest,the fire had grown to 6,200 acres and was 10% contained, by late Thursday. 200 families had to left their home. According to a news release from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the fire threatened almost 850 homes around Oro Valley and the Catalina Foothills. FEMA accepted the state of Arizona’s request, FEMA accepted the state of Arizona’s request for federal funds against to fight with fire on Thursday. FEMA explained this fire may be a big threat and may bring destruction.
At least 419 fire personnel are working against of the fight with fire in the Santa Catalina Mountains. Although they took all precautions, the fire continued throughout the night. The weather is a threat for people of the region. More than 6 million people across Nevada, Arizona, Utah and eastern California are under red flag warnings through Friday evening. The hot weather that comes with the summer also causes the fire to grow.
It reminds us big fire of the Australia
As we remember, At least 33 people have been killed – including four firefighters – and more than 11 million hectares (110,000 sq km or 27.2 million acres) of bush, forest and parks across Australia has burned.
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