- Associated Press - Friday, May 13, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a human-caused fire on Mount Lemmon in the Coronado National Forest near Tucson.

The fire is about 13 acres in size and is about three miles northwest of Rose Canyon Lake.

Heidi Schewel of the U.S. Forest Service said investigators are still looking into how the fire started but said there was no lightning when it began.

Firefighters responding to the scene on Thursday discovered a man suffering from dehydration. The Pima County Sheriff’s Department rescued the man via helicopter and says he is expected to recover. Schewel said she didn’t know whether that man was suspected of starting the fire and that investigators won’t release those details until the investigation is over.

Several firefighting crews are on scene battling the fire but it’s not expected to grow.


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