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Bringham Fire

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

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News Releases — Bringham Fire

Crews use direct firefighting tactics in Strayhorse Canyon Released: 6/21/2020
 Bringham Fire – June 21, 2020 Daily UpdateYesterday several members of the Lolo Hotshots hiked into Strayhorse Canyon to scout and assess different options for possible direct firefighting...
Highway 191 closure extended to ensure firefighter and public safety Released: 6/20/2020
Bringham Fire – June 20, 2020 Daily UpdateFor the continued protection of the public and our firefighters, Highway 191 remains closed in both directions between Mile Marker 189 past Juan Miller...
Containment increases on the Bringham Fire Released: 6/19/2020
 Bringham Fire – June 19, 2020 Daily Update Fire managers have increased the containment of the Bringham Fire from 5% to 20% to reflect the hard work done by firefighters along the...
High winds push the Bringham Fire northward Released: 6/18/2020
Bringham Fire – June 18, 2020 Daily UpdateStrong winds challenged firefighters on Wednesday afternoon as fire spread further north off Red Mountain and down into the southwestern side of Strayhorse...
Red Flag conditions threaten the Bringham Fire Released: 6/17/2020
Bringham Fire – June 17, 2020 Daily UpdateThunderstorms continued to affect the fire area yesterday, bringing gusty outflow winds and an abundance of lightning in the afternoon and early evening...
Fire spread slows as interior vegetation continues to burn Released: 6/16/2020
Bringham Fire – June 16, 2020 Daily Update Scattered dry thunderstorms moved over the fire area yesterday, bringing a slight drop in temperatures and an increase in cloud cover. The increased...
Thunderstorms help limit fire spread, crews focus on structure protection Released: 6/15/2020
Bringham Fire – June 15, 2020 Daily Update Increased humidity and cooler temperatures carried in by surrounding thunderstorms helped to limit fire spread yesterday. Firefighters will continue to...
Firefighters prepare to protect National Scenic Byway from Bringham Fire Released: 6/14/2020
Building on the strategies developed by the Type 3 Team, Carl Schwope’s Type 2 Incident Management Team focused yesterday’s efforts on the protection of Highway 191. Throughout the day,...
SW Area Type 2 Incident Management Team 4 Assumes Command of Bringham Fire Released: 6/13/2020
The Southwest Area Type 2 Incident Management Team 4, led by Incident Commander Carl Schwope, assumed command of the Bringham Fire this morning, Saturday, June 13, 2020, at 6:00AM. A Type 2 Incident...
News Release: Bringham Fire Released: 6/12/2020
Location of Origin: Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, Clifton Ranger District Start Date: June 6, 2020                Size: Approximately 10,803 Acres             ...