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33 Springs Fire

Unit Information

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
30 S. Chiricahua Dr.
Springerville, AZ 85938

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This incident is no longer being updated.

On October 14, the transition was made to a Type 4 fire due to decreased fire activity and minimal control issues. The 33 Springs fire has had no additional growth over the last week. Dozer lines and hand lines are complete around the perimeter of the fire, and crews will continue to patrol and monitor the area closely due to strong forecasted winds and some interior pockets of fuel still burning. There are no smoke impacts anticipated for any of the surrounding or adjacent communities within the area. This will be the final update for the 33 Springs fire as long as no significant changes occur.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning/natural
Date of OriginFriday October 06th, 2017 approx. 12:15 PM
Location17 mile NW of Forest Lakes
Incident CommanderJimmy Riggs
Coordinates34.478 latitude, -111.087 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel25
Size1,686 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained95%
Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter and Understory), Timber (Grass and Understory)

Significant Events

Minimal, Smoldering

Outlook

Planned Actions

Continue to hold fire line and mop up.

Projected Incident Activity

Minimal movement

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Strong gusty winds predicted for the rest of today, later tonight and tomorrow. Dry weather conditions and no expected precipitation in the 10 day forecast.