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Salt Fire

Unit Information

Tonto National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2324 E. McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006

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Incident Contact

Eric Solomon
Phone: 480-339-9585
Hours: 8 am to 5 pm M-F

Highlighted Activity

08/28/2020 Rain Temporarily Slows Fire Activity in Areas
 Griffin Fire: 61, 869 acres          28% contained          Cause: Lightning          Grass and Brush   The Griffin Fire (started 8/17) has merged with...
News - 08/28/2020
Griffin Salt and Meddler Fires Map August 28, 2020Image options: [ Full Size ]


The Salt Fire operations have been transitioned to the Tonto National Forest.  No updates will be posted on this InciWeb page unless a significant event occurs with the Fire.  For continued information please visit: https://www.fs.usda.gov/tonto

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginMonday August 17th, 2020 approx. 06:15 PM
LocationThe fire is located 2 miles SE of the Hwy 188/288 junction
Incident CommanderTonto National Forest
Coordinates33.56 latitude, -110.904 longitude

Current Situation

Size21,670 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained71%
Fuels Involved

Grass, Brush, Sonoran Desert

Significant Events

Little to no fire behavior

Outlook

Planned Actions

Patrol and monitor

Projected Incident Activity

Remarks

Transfer of Command to Tonto National Forest on 8.29.20