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Boggy Creek

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Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
30 S Chiricahua Tri
Springerville, AZ 85938

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Phone: 505-331-7421

Boggy Creek Fire Update 5/30/21

Boggy Creek Wildfire
News – 5/30/2021

Alpine, AZ, May 30, 2021 - The Boggy Creek fire is in steep rugged terrain in an area with heavy dead and down snags. The fire is located within the Wallow Fire scar and is a full suppression fire.

Size: 2945 acres                                                                   Containment: 70%

Incident Start Date: May 23, 2021                              Cause: Lightning

Location: 15 Miles SW of Alpine, AZ

Total Personnel: 51

Fire Update: This will be the last daily Boggy Creek fire update unless there are significant changes. A final update will be released once the fire has been fully contained. Crews will continue to monitor and patrol the area. Small pockets of interior fuels (grass and logs) are anticipated to put up smoke as they are consumed.

Smoke: Smoke from the Boggy Fire may impact Alpine, Nutrioso, and Springerville. An interactive smoke map at https://fire.airnow.gov/ allows you to search for current smoke information. Smoke should dissipate with little impact to local communities.

Closures and Evacuations: There are currently no closures or evacuations in place.

For information on the Boggy Creek fire visit https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7499/

Alpine, AZ, May 30, 2021 - The Boggy Creek fire is in steep rugged terrain in an area with heavy dead and down snags. The fire is located within the Wallow Fire scar and is a full suppression fire.

Size: 2945 acres                                                                   Containment: 70%

Incident Start Date: May 23, 2021                              Cause: Lightning

Location: 15 Miles SW of Alpine, AZ

Total Personnel: 51

Fire Update: This will be the last daily Boggy Creek fire update unless there are significant changes. A final update will be released once the fire has been fully contained. Crews will continue to monitor and patrol the area. Small pockets of interior fuels (grass and logs) are anticipated to put up smoke as they are consumed.

Smoke: Smoke from the Boggy Fire may impact Alpine, Nutrioso, and Springerville. An interactive smoke map at https://fire.airnow.gov/ allows you to search for current smoke information. Smoke should dissipate with little impact to local communities.

Closures and Evacuations: There are currently no closures or evacuations in place.

For information on the Boggy Creek fire visit https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7499/  for more information on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, check out our website at www.fs.usda.gov/asnf.                                                                                  

for more information on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, check out our website at

www.fs.usda.gov/asnf.                                                                                  

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