Firefighters are on scene of a 3,400 acre wildfire on the Tonto Basin Ranger District. The Meddler Fire is burning in the Cherry Creek area off FS Road 203, 7 miles northeast of Roosevelt. The fire is burning in grass and light brush. Firefighters are working to mitigate threats to 10 outbuildings, 5 residences, and 500kV powerlines.
There are 5 engines, 1 hand crew, 1 helicopter, and 1 Air Attack plane assigned to the incident. There are no evacuations in effect at this time, however, the Rockhouse Community has been placed on “SET” status.