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Benson 1 Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 5/26/2013

Approximate Location

31.963 latitude, -110.28 longitude

Incident Overview

30 structures threatened on 5/21; threat has been abated. Crews will continue to monitor fire around structures.

Values at risk: Interstate 10 bridge, City of Benson bridge, Railroad bridge, a natural gas pipeline, liquid gas pipeline, Mobile home park, County equipment yard.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginTuesday May 21st, 2013 approx. 11:36 AM
LocationI-10 & SAN PEDRO RIVER EAST OF BENSON
Incident CommanderFoster

Current Situation

Size10 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

River bottom fuels (timber and brush)

Significant Events

30 residences threatened on 5/21; threat has been abated. Crews will continue to monitor fire around structures. Resources continue to monitor and mop up.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Continue to patrol and mop up.

Projected Incident Activity

null

Remarks

Resources: 1 ASFD handcrew and 1 Benson FD engine.

Unit Information

Arizona State Forestry Division - State Office
1110 W. Washington St
Phoenix, AZ 85007

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