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Telephone Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Lakeside Ranger District
Phone: 928-368-2100
Hours: M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning/natural
Date of OriginWednesday September 04th, 2019 approx. 12:30 PM
LocationLake Mountain
Incident CommanderBen Plumb
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates34.17 latitude, -109.788 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel40
Size350 Acres
Estimated Containment DateWednesday September 18th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber (Grass and Understory) Closed Timber Litter

Significant Events

Moderate

Outlook

Planned Actions

use helicopter PSD ops and continue black lining

Projected Incident Activity

Hold and Monitor

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

cloudy with chance of rain, some threats of thunderstorms and down drafts.