Portions of the Tonto National Forest received rain Wednesday night, helping firefighters. Thanks to rain and higher humidity, no new fires have been reported today. Until conditions change, this will be the last fire update.
Breadpan Mountain, approximately 10-11 miles west of Pleasant Valley
Additional monsoon storms on Tuesday night kept firefighters busy chasing reports of new fire starts on the Tonto National Forest. As of this morning, eighteen reports of smoke had been reported and firefighters are checking on them. There are currently seven fires burning on the Tonto, and afternoon thunderstorms are expected to deliver more lightning.