The Blevens Fire is burning on Tonto National Forest (NF) near the Junction of State Route 188 and 288, east of Roosevelt Lake and approximately 15 miles northwest of Globe.
Crews stopped the forward rate of spread on the fire last night, and continue to construct and improve fire lines.
Blevens Fire summary:
- Start date: May 27 at approx. 4:50 p.m.
- Size: approx. 28 acres corrected from 75 due to fire mapping this morning
- Containment: 50%
- Cause: Human caused; under investigation
- 3 engines
- 2 Hot Shot crews
- 1 Very Large Airtanker and lead plane on standby and available if needed