Central West Zone Type Three Incident Management Team will be transferring command back to the Tonto National Forest July 5, 2019 at 6:00 a.m. Firefighting resources will continue staff the Woodbury fire and patrol the containment line.
Woodbury Fire containment has increased to 80 percent. Helicopters and fire crews will continue to suppress hotspots internally. Current weather conditions continue to challenge firefighters. Smoke may be seen due to pockets of vegetation burning within the fire perimeter.
Firefighters continue to be challenged by hot temperatures, low relative humidity and expected gusty winds from nearby storms. Containment remains at 68 percent, as fire crews continue to suppress hotspots along the fire’s edge. With winds increasing smoke may be seen due to pockets of vegetation burning within the fire perimeter.