Crews are working to suppress a fire 11 miles west of Springerville, Arizona.
Fire personnel are working to extinguish the Lost Springs Fire on the Springerville Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests.
The Lost Springs Fire is located about 11 miles west of Springerville, north of State Route 260 between Forest Service Road (FSR) 118/ County Road 1325 and Forest Service Road 117. Fire size is estimated at 2 acres. The lightning-caused fire was first observed on September 4, 2023, and is creeping, smoldering, and backing. District personnel are on scene and will conduct tactical firing operations as they balance firefighter safety concerns throughout their suppression effort.
Smoke is expected to be visible in the area as this fire continues to burn. Air quality information is available at https://www.airnow.gov/
Further information will be provided as it becomes available. Visit the A-S National Forests website at https://www.fs.usda.gov/asnf and follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/apachesitgreavesnfs