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started on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by a lightning strike in the town/city of Dragoon, Arizona (Cochise County). This fire is the product of TWO fires that merged due to high winds, heat and dryness. As of early evening, the fire had claimed one home (this is subject to change due to conditions) and has engulfed over 10,000 acres. Fire agencies as far as Santa Fe, New Mexico have been called in to assist.There are mandatory and voluntary evacuations, at this time, due to this fire. Due to the high winds and lack of rain, as of the posting of this video, this fire is ZERO (0%) contained. Time line of this video are as follows: 1:04; airplane dropping fire retardant on fire: 1:17; charred landscape and rescue vehicles entering/exiting road towards fire: 1:46; night view of fire: 3:09; close up of flames: 3:17 close up of flames with emergency vehicles lighting in background.