Hidden Fire on Apache Sitgreaves National Forest Reaches Containment

May 16, 2017 - 9:36 am

The Hidden Fire is approximately 2 acres and is 100 percent contained.  The Hidden Fire is located in the Springerville Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, approximately 1 mile east of St. Peters Dome near Hidden Meadows Ranch.

Fire personnel from the Forest Service and Greer Fire responded to a fire east of Springerville at approximately 1:00 this afternoon.  Despite the windy conditions, fire crews were able to construct a control line around the fire using hand crews and dozer.  They will continue to work in the area until the fire is extinguished. 

Fire details:

Start Date:  Reported May 15, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Cause:  Downed power line.                                                                   

Personnel Assigned: 16

Vegetation: Ponderosa pine and mixed conifer                                       

Growth Potential:  Low                                                               

Structures Threatened: One

Resources Assigned: Lakeside and Alpine Ranger Districts, Greer Fire Company, Ariz. State Fire companies and miscellaneous fire personnel

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