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Bighorn Fire reports 2020

Updated: 23 July 2020

The Bighorn Fire in the Santa Catalina Mountains just a few miles south of Cassiopeia Observatory is a significant wildfire started by lightning on 5 June 2020. Part of Oracle was evacuated 18-22 June, with all of Oracle, including us, remaining under the SET to evacuate order 17-26 June. The fire approached to about 3 miles from our home in Oracle. The evacuation status for Oracle was lowered to READY on 26 June.

Fire Status as of 23 July 2020: 119,978 acres burned, 100% contained
Oracle Evacuation Status: READY

View 17 June 2020 from our south fence

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