Firefighters are diligently containing a 100-acre wildfire near Springerville, AZ, with 86% containment, while closely monitoring the situation to prevent further growth.
Operations: Containment strategies continue today as fire personnel continue monitoring and securing the fire edge. Please be alert for fire personnel working in the area as roads remain open.
Evacuations: No evacuations currently.
Weather: Thunderstorms are predicted over the fire area for the next couple of days including potential lightning.
Smoke: Smoke may be visible from highways 260 and 60. Smoke may settle on highways 260 and 60, Halls Ranch, in Greer, Springerville and Eagar, Arizona. An interactive smoke map at https://www.airnow.gov/ allows you to zoom into your area to see the latest smoke conditions.
- Size: 100 acres
- Start Date: September 4, 2023
- Cause: Lightning
- Containment: 86%
- Total personnel: 10
- Location: : 11 mi W of Springerville, AZ
- Fuels: Open Ponderosa pine with a grass understory
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