The Blevens Fire is burning on Tonto National Forest (NF) near the Junction of State Route 188 and 288, east of Roosevelt Lake.
The fire was reported at approximately 4:50 p.m. today. It is approximately 75 acres.
The fire is believed to be human caused. The exact cause is under investigation.
No containment is reported; however, firefighters are making progress as the fire burns into lighter fuels on the ridge top. Resources assigned to the fire include 10 engines, including four local fire departments, two Hot Shot crews, one helicopter, and three air tankers.
DPS and Gila County Sheriff’s Office are assisting with traffic control in the area. Please avoid the area if possible. Visit http://www.az511.com/ for traffic updates.