Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, Lakeside Ranger District plans to conduct a 15 acre prescribed burn Sunday, May 21, weather permitting. The prescribed burn is within the Marsh Unit which is located three miles north of Show Low on the west side of Arizona State Highway 77 near Telephone Lake (T10N, R22E, Section 5).

Minimal smoke impact is anticipated and may be visible from Arizona State Highway 77, U.S. Highway 60 and the local areas of Linden and Show Low. 

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. 

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, Lakeside Ranger District plans to conduct a 15 acre prescribed burn today, May 12, weather permitting. The prescribed burn is within the Marsh Unit which is located three miles north of Show Low on the west side of Arizona State Highway 77 near Telephone Lake (T10N, R22E, Section 5).

Minimal smoke impact is anticipated and may be visible from Arizona State Highway 77, U.S. Highway 60 and the local areas of Linden and Show Low. 

The National Weather Service has issued a RED FLAG WARNING for April 27 and April 28 for much of Southern Arizona including portions of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests due to strong winds, low relative humidity and very high fire danger. This Red Flag Warning is in effect today, April 27 from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. MST and tomorrow April 28 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. MST in southeast fire weather zone 152 including eastern Cochise, southeast Graham and southern Greenlee Counties.

The National Weather Service has issued a RED FLAG WARNING today for much of Southern Arizona including portions of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests due to strong winds and low relative humidity. This Red Flag Warning is in effect today from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. MST in southeast fire weather zone 152 including eastern Cochise, southeast Graham and southern Greenlee Counties.

The Lake Fire was called 100% contained yesterday evening with mop up of interior smokes completed.  Fire personnel will continue to monitor the fire for the next few days.  There may be little to no smoke visible in the area.  This is the last update unless significant activity occurs.

Fire Summary:

Fire personnel from the Forest Service and Timber Mesa Fire responded to a fire east of Show Low Lake at approximately 10:00 yesterday morning. Today fire crews will continue to mop up fire area until fire is extinguished. There will be pockets of heavy fuels inside the fire line that are still burning which will produce light smoke in the area. Smoke will be visible from Show Low Lake. Fire managers request the public stay clear of the area to allow fire crews to continue to work.

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