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Blue River Fire

Unit Information

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

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The lightning ignited Blue River Fire is burning 7 miles southeast of Alpine, Arizona within the Wallow Fire scar.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSunday June 30th, 2019 approx. 11:30 AM
Location7 miles SE of Alpine, AZ
Incident CommanderB. Krueger
Incident DescriptionLightning/natural
Coordinates33.734 latitude, -109.073 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel49
Size745 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained10%
Estimated Containment DateWednesday July 31st, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber (litter and understory)

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