The Dehose Fire, detected late on June 16th is burning within the old Rodeo Chediski burn area about 4 miles east of Cibecue along Cibecue Ridge. It is estimated to be about 40 acres.
Crews are working on hand line and securing the flanks of the fire. Weather is a main concern as red flag conditions are in effect for Fort Apache Indian Reservation with high winds and low relative humidity forecasted until 9:00 p.m. today
• Date of Origin: Monday, June 16
• Cause: Unknown, under investigation
• Size: 40 acres
• Percent Contained: 0%
• Structures Threatened: Radio Tower