Two Ariz. Firefighters Injured Battling Wildfire


Two firefighters were injured Friday while working on a wildfire burning near the southern part of Arizona.

Coronado National Forest spokesperson Heidi Schewel said the firefighters were injured while working on the Bull Fire, burning approximately five miles west of Nogales.

Schewel said the specific manner as to how the firefighters were injured was not known.

Schewel said the injuries are not life threatening. The names of the firefighters were not released.

The Bull fire began in Mexico and spread north into U.S.territory, said Schewel. The estimated size of the fire was 3,750 acres, with approximately 300 acres burning in Arizona, said Schewel.

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