On July 5, 2018 a smoke was reported to the southeast of Sasabe, AZ along the US and Mexico border. The Cumero fire is burning in grass from Cumero Mountain to the interior of Mexico.
Today the west side of the fire held with most activity on Cumero Mountain. The incident exhibited moderate fire behavior, but with a direct suppression strategy growth was minimal. Firefighters are actively working to suppress and secure the fire’s perimeter. Aerial resources are being utilized.