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"A really good day"; Majority of brush fire near Benson contained

"A really good day"; Majority of brush fire near Benson contained

By Maggie Vespa. CREATED May 22, 2013

COCHISE COUNTY (KGUN9-TV) - Commanders tell 9OYS, day two in their battle against the Benson-area brush fire was "a really good day".

 
 
More than two dozen crews are embedded in the still-smoldering San Pedro river basin, near I-10 and Pomerene Road.
 
They report the fire is 55% contained, despite high winds and dry conditions.
 
They say they hope to have it completely contained by Thursday night.
 
So far, the blaze has destroyed two, unoccupied trailers at the nearby Cottonwood Ridge mobile home park.
 
No injuries have been reported.