The Reservoir Fire burning in grass and pine in the Blue Ridge Reservoir. The fire is approximately 138 acres and estimated to be 30 percent contained. Crews successfully burned out along fireline and will continue to hold and monitor fire. Blue Ridge Reservoir continues to be closed to the public.
Crews completed burnout operations today. Some smoke impacts expected along the Mogollon Rim until fuels burn out. Blue Ridge Reservoir still closed to the public.
Cause: Abandoned Campfire
Date of Origin: Monday June 06th, 2016 approx. 08:05 AM
Fuels Involved: grass and Ponderosa pine
Planned Actions: Hold fire line (constructed and natural barriers) through next operational period.
Projected Incident Activity:Fire expected to stay within current fire perimeter.
Total Personnel: 120
4 engines, 3 water tenders, 1 dozer, 2 hotshot crews, 1 type 2 IA crew, 1 type 2 crew, 1 fuels crew, 2 helicopters and 1 air attack on scene. Blue Ridge Reservoir closed for firefighting operations.