City prepares to evacuate as Western Hemp Fire spreads
FORT HUACHUCA - According to Fort Huachuca a wildfire is spreading near Canelo and Western Hemp roads. Huachuca City's evacuation status is at SET.
According to Fort Huachuca, the fire was caused by mowing but all mowing has been stopped. The fire is now at 1000 acres.
Canelo Rd. is closed at the West Gate to Wren Arena.
Fort Huachuca says the West Gate is closed and an evacuation order is in place for Black Tower.
Black Tower is a soldier training area where they fly UAV's. The soldiers have been evacuated and 100% accounted for.
The Forest Service has launched air support according to Fort Huachuca. Firefighters are on the ground.