Crews continue to construct lines on the 33 Springs Fire

October 7, 2017 - 5:26 pm

The 33 Springs Fire continues burning in the Black Mesa Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests.

The fire is in steep terrain in Leonard Canyon, bordering the Coconino National Forest. Fire crews continued to construct fire lines and are scouting natural features to assess and contain the fire. Lines are being constructed on the southern flank and road systems are being used to further containment measures. Burn out operations along fire lines were conducted last night and today. Fire crews will continue to be on the scene this weekend and into next week.

Fire details:

Start Date: October 6, 2017

Percent contained: 0%

Size: Approximately 230 acres

Personnel Assigned: 75

Cause: Lightning

Growth Potential: Moderate

Vegetation: Ponderosa pine and mixed conifer

Structures Threatened: Some homes and structures are potentially threatened.

Resources Assigned: 1 USFS Type 3 Engine, 1 USFS Type 6 Engine, 1 USFS Dozer, 2 Type 2 State Crews, miscellaneous personnel.

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