Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests

Location:

  • Black Mesa Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests
  • Navajo County, Arizona
  • 5 miles southeast of Forest Lakes, 10 miles southwest of Heber/Overgaard.

Start Date: 6/28/2017                                                             

Percent Contained: 0

Size: 100 acres                                                                      

Resources Assigned: 50 – 60 personnel

Incident Overview

The Slim Fire is burning approximately 4 miles north of Forest Lakes near Chevelon Canyon in the Black Mesa Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests that is 16 miles west of Heber, Arizona. Reported on June 2 the fire is burning in Ponderosa pine and mixed conifer. Size is reported at 3,282 acres, with 50% containment.

Location: Black Mesa Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests Coconino County, Arizona 16-miles west of Heber, AZ and four miles north of Forest Lakes

Start Date: June 01, 2017       Size: Approximately 3282 acres
Cause: Lightning.                      Containment: 50%
                                              Assigned Personnel: 291

Location:

§ Black Mesa Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests

§ Coconino County, Arizona

§ 16 miles west of Heber, AZ and 4 miles north of Forest Lakes

Start Date: June 02, 2017                                                           Percent contained: 30%

Size: Approximately 3000 acres                                                 Personnel Assigned: 304

Cause: Lightning                                                                        Growth Potential: Moderate

Location:

Black Mesa Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests

Coconino County, Arizona

Approximately 4 miles north of Forest Lakes near Chevelon Canyon

 

Start Date:  June 02, 2017                                                                Percent contained:  0%

Size:  Approximately 30 acres                                                           Personnel Assigned: 80

Cause:  Lightning                                                                               Growth Potential: Moderate

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. 

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