Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management - State Office
1110 W. Washington Suite 100 Phoenix Arizona 85007
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Firefighters have the Margo Fire 100% contained at 1,148 acres. The fire has been put in monitor status and the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management has turned it back over to the Dudleyville Fire District.
As of Saturday, all residents of Dudleyville were able to return home. There are no road closures in the area.
The Margo Fire started around 9am, Thursday, April 8th within the Gila River bottom near Dudleyville in Pinal County. Hot and dry conditions, dense fuel, and windy conditions challenged firefighters throughout the day. Unsafe conditions, high fire activity, smoke impacts, and proximity of involved fuels forced the evacuation of approximately 200 residents of Dudleyville. A state fire investigator has confirmed the fire was human caused and is working to determine the ignition source.
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For information on evacuations contact the Pinal County Sheriff's Office or follow them on social media.
For information on road closures contact the Arizona Department of Transportation or follow them on social media.
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|Current as of|
|Cause||Human Caused, Under Investigation|
|Date of Origin||Thursday April 08th, 2021 approx. 09:00 AM|
|Location||Dudleyville - Pinal County|
|Incident Commander||Jacob Pace, DFFM|
|Coordinates||32.916 latitude, -110.73 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Salt Cedar, grass, and brush
Sustained Winds of 20 miles per hour with gusts up to 35 miles per hour expected.