Firefighters were able to finish fire line and road preparation which allowed them to conduct firing operations, keeping the fire south of Forest Service Road 8449 and contained in the Lost Springs Meadow.
Operations: Containment strategies continue today which may include firing operations. Please be alert for fire personnel working in the area as roads remain open.
Weather: Forecast indicates warm and dry conditions for today and through the weekend. A chance of precipitation returns to the fire area beginning Monday.
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: 50%
- Total personnel: 10
- Location: : 11 mi W of Springerville, AZ
- Fuels: Open Ponderosa pine with a grass understory
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