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Horton Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Susan Blake
Phone: 480-647-8082
Hours: M-F 8-5

The Horton Fire is at 100 percent containment.  Firefighters will continue to monitor the fire perimeter and extinguish any hot spots that may exist with the fire's footprint. No structures were damaged in this fire.  The cause of the fire still remains under investigation.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginWednesday October 14th, 2020 approx. 06:30 AM
LocationPayson Ranger District
Incident CommanderWill Dudley
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates34.366 latitude, -111.061 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel73
Size6 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved



Planned Actions

Monitor and mop-up interior hotspots. Trails will be reopened after 8 a.m. Friday morning.


Due to mop-up operations and updated mapping, the fire size is estimated to be approximately 6 acres after containment.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns