33 Springs fire burning in the steep terrain in Leonard Canyon

October 6, 2017 - 6:46 pm

The 33 Springs Fire is burning in the Black Mesa Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, northwest of Forest Lakes in Leonard Canyon. 

Fire personnel are on scene, and more are enroute. The fire is in steep terrain in Leonard Canyon. Fire crews started to construct fire lines and are scouting natural features to asses and contain the fire. Lines are being constructed on the southern flank and road systems are being used to further containment measures.

Fire details

Start Date: October 6, 2017

Percent contained: 0%

Size: Approximately 150 acres

Personnel Assigned: 25-30

Cause: Lightning

Growth Potential: Moderate

Vegetation: Ponderosa pine and mixed conifer

Structures Threatened: Some homes and structures are potentially threatened.

Resources Assigned: 1 Heber-Overgaard T6 engine, 1 Forest Lakes T6 engine, 1 Heber-Overgaard water tender, 1 Forest Lakes water tender, 1 USFS dozer, 1 Department of Corrections crew.

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