Summerhaven

Fire crews will begin burning wood piles from forest thinning on Mt. Lemmon February 11 through 15, weather permitting.

Burning will occur along the Catalina Highway, and in Marshall Gulch, Sabino Work Center, Summerhaven and Whitetail Campground. Approximately 100 acres will be burned.

“This project is intended to reduce hazardous fuels adjacent to local communities,” said Santa Catalina District Ranger Charles Woodard. “It’s part of an ongoing fuels reduction project to reduce the threat of wildfire.”

Acreage: 27,238 acres (estimated)                                                              Percentage of Containment: 65%         

Date Reported: June 30, 2017                                                                      Cause of Fire: Under Investigation               

Resources: 482 personnel including 4 crews, 11 engines, 2 water tenders, and 1 helicopter                      

Acreage: 27,266 acres (estimated)                                                                     Percentage of Containment: 51%         

Date Reported: June 30, 2017                                                                           Cause of Fire: Under Investigation               

Resources: 659 personal including 14 crews, 44 engines, 31 water tenders, 3 bulldozer, and 6 helicopters   

Acreage: 26,731 acres (estimated)                                                                     Percentage of Containment: 36%         

Date Reported: June 30, 2017                                                                           Cause of Fire: Under Investigation               

Resources: 695 personal including 15 crews, 44 engines, 32 water tenders, 3 bulldozer, and 7 helicopters   

Acreage: 26,166 acres (estimated)                                                                     Percentage of Containment: 36%         

Date Reported: June 30, 2017                                                                           Cause of Fire: Under Investigation               

Resources: 695 personal including 15 crews, 44 engines, 32 water tenders, 3 bulldozer, and 7 helicopters   

Acreage: 26,166 acres (estimated)

Percentage of Containment: 19%

Date Reported: June 30, 2017

Cause of Fire: Under Investigation

Resources: 679 personal including 15 crews, 46 engines, 30 water tenders, 1 bulldozer, and 7 helicopters

Fuel Type: Tall grass and brush, with ponderosa pine and mixed conifer at higher elevations

Origin Location: 3 miles east- southeast of the General Hitchcock Camp Ground near Burro Creek

Acreage: 24,547 acres (estimated)                                                               Percentage of Containment: 11%         

Date Reported: June 30, 2017                                                                          Cause of Fire: Under Investigation               

There will be a Burro Fire Community meeting tonight, July 3, 5:30 p.m. at the Sahuaro High School (545 North Camino Seco, Tucson AZ). Please park in the main parking lot the meeting will be in the auditorium. The meeting will be live streamed on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BurroFireInfo/. You must have an account to view the stream live. Following the meeting the recording will be posted, this will not require an account to view.

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