Payson

A brush fire burning in the median on Interstate 17 at milepost 249 is causing extensive southbound delays, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Traffic is backed up about 7 miles from Bumble Bee Road to Badger Springs Road. Motorists should consider taking an alternate route, including State Route 260 through Camp Verde to SR 87 through Payson.

Acres: 7,198 acres                                                           

Start Date: June 10, 2017

Cause: Unknown, under investigation                   

Origin: 8 mi N of Payson in 1990 Dude Fire Scar

Containment: 92%                                                         

Fuels: Grass, brush, heavy and down fuels, ponderosa pine and mixed conifer

Total personnel: 421                                                     

Acres: 7,198 acres                                                           

Start Date:June 10, 2017

Cause: Unknown, under investigation                    

Origin: 8 mi N of Payson in 1990 Dude Fire Scar

Containment: 92%                                                          

Fuels: Grass, brush, heavy and down fuels, ponderosa pine and mixed conifer

Total personnel: 421                                                      

Acres: 6,939 acres (based on infrared data)          Start Date: June 10, 2017

Cause: Unknown, under investigation                    Origin: 8 mi N of Payson in 1990 Dude Fire Scar

Containment: 92%                                                 Fuels: Grass, brush, heavy and down fuels, ponderosa pine and mixed conifer

Total personnel: 608                                                     

Acres: 6,854 acres (based on infrared data)         

Start Date: June 10, 2017

Cause: Unknown, under investigation                     

Origin: 8 mi N of Payson in 1990 Dude Fire Scar

Containment: 92%                                                

Total personnel: 914      

Fuels: Grass, brush, heavy and down fuels, ponderosa pine and mixed conifer                                            

Acres: 6,768 acres (based on infrared data)          Start Date: June 10, 2017

Cause: Unknown, under investigation                    Origin: 8 mi N of Payson in 1990 Dude Fire Scar

Containment: 76%                                                 Fuels: Grass, brush, heavy and down fuels, ponderosa pine and mixed conifer

Total personnel: 1,181                                                  

Acres: 6,634 acres (based on infrared data)          Start Date: June 10, 2017

Cause: Unknown, under investigation                    Origin: 8 mi N of Payson in 1990 Dude Fire Scar

Containment: 76%                                                 Fuels: Grass, brush, heavy and down fuels, ponderosa pine and mixed conifer

Total personnel: 1,181                                                  

Acres: 6,093 acres                                                       Start Date: June 10, 2017

Cause: Unknown, under investigation                        Origin: 8 mi N of Payson in 1990 Dude Fire Scar

Containment: 76%                                                     Fuels: Grass, brush, heavy and down fuels, ponderosa pine and mixed conifer

Total personnel: 1,224                                                

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