Posted: 7/17/2015 - 3:24 pm
The Springs Fire, located 9 miles south of Williams east of Davenport Knoll and 2 miles south of Summit Mountain on the east side of County Road 73, grew to 168 acres in size. The fire is being managed to enhance forest health and wildlife habitat while reducing the potential for high-intensity wildland fires in the future.
Fire and Weather Behavior: The Springs Fire behavior remains low intensity while all perimeters remain active. The fire grew on 3 sides except on the northeast borders of Forest Road 354. There is a possibility of light smoke in the Sherwood Forest Estates subdivision and from Interstate 40 in the Parks area west to Williams. As Hurricane Dolores spins off the coast of...
Posted: 7/17/2015 - 12:25 pm
The Camp Fire is anticipated to be 50% contained by 8:00 p.m. July 17, 2015. At approximately 5:00 p.m. last night, two air tankers from California dropped fire retardant along the northern and eastern perimeter of the fire. At this time, the fire perimeter continues to hold, keeping the fire at approximately 650 acres.
Firefighters are fighting the Camp Fire in grass, brush, pinyon, and juniper within the footprint of the 2005 Cave Creek Complex Fire. It has burned east and north of Bronco Trailhead
With the addition of two Hotshot crews, Geronimo Hotshots from San Carlos Agency, San Carlos, Az. and Fort Apache Hotshots from Fort Apache Agency, Whiteriver, Az., firefighters are...
Posted: 7/16/2015 - 8:42 pm
The Camp Fire is burning in the Cave Creek Ranger District of the Tonto National Forest. The fire is North and east of Bronco Trailhead, east of Forest Service Road 24; three miles southwest of Humboldt Mountain Lookout.
Fire was reported at approximately 12:45 pm by a member of the public. Firefighters are fighting the Camp Fire in grass, brush, pinyon, and juniper within the footprint of the 2005 Cave Creek Complex Fire. It has burned east and north of Bronco Trailhead, approximately 650 acres.
The Camp Fire is anticipated to be 50% contained by 8:00 p.m. July 17, 2015. No structures or homes are threatened.
Forest Service Law Enforcement Officers and Maricopa County...
Posted: 7/16/2015 - 6:53 pm
As smoke from the Burnt Complex started to become visible from the communities of Kanab and Fredonia at about 4 p.m. yesterday, firefighters continued to receive positive results on this managed fire, which is located approximately 34 miles south of Fredonia and 5 miles southwest of Big Springs.
The Burnt Complex is located within the southern portion of the 28,060 acre Burnt Corral Vegetation Management Project area and has increased in size at steady pace since its discovery on July 5. The complex continues to be managed under Incident Commander Dave Veater in order to reduce accumulated fuels on the forest floor, recycle nutrients into the soil, and protect the greater area from future...
Posted: 7/16/2015 - 5:20 pmThe National Weather Service offices from Phoenix and Tucson have issued briefing related to the high potential of wet weather heading into Pinal County beginning on Friday afternoon.The Board of Supervisors are urging residents to take care when driving in these conditions. If you see a flooded roadway, please obey all traffic warning signs and turn around. If you are caught in a dust storm, please remember: "Pull Aside, Stay Alive."