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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:

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
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


Planned Actions

Patrol and monitor

Projected Incident Activity


Transfer of Command to Tonto National Forest on 8.29.20