/ Modified apr 30, 2023 9:14 p.m.

Fire on road to Mt. Lemmon

The fire closed the Catalina Highway.

Molino 2 Fire 2023 An aerial view of the Molino 2 Fire on Catalina Highway in the Coronado National Forest. April 30, 2023
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The Catalina Highway to Mt. Lemmon was closed to all non-residents Sunday afternoon after a fire broke out near mile marker 5.

The Coronado National Forest reported that the fire had burned between 150 and 200 acres.

The fire, which is called the Molino 2 wildfire, began in the Molino Basin Shooting Area and was climbing up the ridgeline to the north and the south.

The Pima County Sheriff's Department reported Sunday evening that no evacuations had been ordered.

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