At least 30 palm trees burned at Agua Caliente Park in Tucson on Wednesday, Sept. 28.
Rural Metro Fire confirmed the blaze was started by a lightning strike but it was under control as of 4 p.m.
While the fire was under control, crews will remain on the scene for several hours.
The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said Roger Road is closed at Solider Trail due to the fire. Drivers are asked to find alternate routes if traveling.
The park will be closed for the rest of the week.