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.
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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- Northeastern Arizona Public Information System: http://311info.net/ or call 311 or 928.333.3412
- Arizona Fire Restrictions: http://firerestrictions.us/az/
- Fire Restrictions and Red Flag Alerts: http://wildlandfire.az.gov/
- Wildfires Near Me: http://www.wildfiresnearme.wfmrda.com/