Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
30 S Chiricahua Tri
Springerville, AZ 85938
The Bear Fire started June 16 about 10 miles south of Hannigan Meadow. Fire crews intend to confine this fire using indirect and direct tactics. Hwy 191 is closed effective Sunday, June 20. The closure is from milepost 176 to milepost 250 on the north. The closure will remain in effect until further notice.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Wednesday June 16th, 2021 approx. 02:00 PM|
|Location||25 miles north of Clifton, AZ|
|Incident Commander||Aaron Salazar|
|Coordinates||33.458 latitude, -109.392 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||50%|
Ponderosa pine, grass, brush
Implement point protection for Highway 191, range improvements, remote cabins and Rose Peak Lookout.
U.S. Route 191 is open.
The forecast shows increasing moisture this week.