TUCSON, Ariz. -- A lightning-caused fire continues to burn Monday on Mount Lemmon in the Santa Catalina Mountains just north of Tucson.
The Prison fire was reported Sunday evening by the lookout atop Mount Lemmon at a time when radar recorded more than 600 lightning strikes across the Coronado National Forest.
Several fire crews and engines are fighting the fire. It had burned 200 acres by Monday and containment is reported at 5 percent. No structures are currently threatened.
The fire started near the site of a World War II prisoner of war camp.
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