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Ranch Fire

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

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The lightning ignited ranch fire was first reported just after 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. The fire is burning in a remote portion of the Black Mesa Ranger District in moderate to heavy brush and grass. Fire managers have determined there are no likely threats to life or property at this time. The fire is being managed by Type 3 Incident Commander, Gary Strickland.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday July 24th, 2018 approx. 11:15 AM
Location25 miles south of Winslow, AZ. 20 Miles northwest of Heber-Overgaard
Incident CommanderBlack Mesa Ranger District
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates34.616 latitude, -110.822 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel71
Size5,491 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained30%
Fuels Involved

brush and grass


Planned Actions

Monitor and patrol fire perimeter

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Daily Thunderstorms and out flow winds

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