The Highline Fire is burning northwest of Payson and Bonita Creek Estates. The fire was reported on Saturday afternoon and burned approximately 100 acres as of 7 p.m. today.
Name Fire: Highline Fire
Location: Northwest of Payson and Bonita Creek Estates. Nearest town is Payson
Start Date: June 10, 2017
Vegetation: Ponderosa pine and grass
Resources: 6 engines, 4 crews, 2 Type 3 helicopters and 1 air tanker
Summary: The Highline Fire is burning on National Forest system lands in the Mogollon Rim area. Fire suppression efforts continue, with the safety of firefighters and the public being the Forest Service’s priority.
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