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Bush Fire

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

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News Releases — Bush Fire

The Bush Fire remains 98% contained. Released: 6/30/2020
June 30, 2020 Update - Bush FireAcres: 193,455 acres (no change) Percent Containment: 98% (no change)Start Date: Saturday, June 13, 2020 Cause: Human-causedOrigin Location: 22 miles NE of Mesa, AZAZ...
Challenged by high winds firefighters continue to patrol and monitor... Released: 6/29/2020
June 29, 2020 Update - Bush FireAcres: 193,455 acres (no change) Percent Containment: 98% (no change)Start Date: Saturday, June 13, 2020 Cause: Human-causedOrigin Location: 22 miles NE of Mesa, AZ...
Red Flag conditions including high winds expected in the fire area Released: 6/28/2020
Bush Fire June 28, 2020 UpdateAcres: 193,455 acres Percent Containment: 98% Start Date: Saturday, June 13, 2020 Cause: Human-causedOrigin Location: 22 miles NE of Mesa, AZ Fuels: Tall grass and...
Firefighters alert as critical fire weather enters the fire area Released: 6/27/2020
June 27, 2020 UpdateBush FireAcres: 190,269 acres (no change) Percent Containment: 90% (no change)Start Date: Saturday, June 13, 2020 Cause: Human-causedOrigin Location: 22 miles NE of Mesa, AZ...
High winds return to the fire area – Expect visible smoke... Released: 6/26/2020
June 26, 2020 Bush Fire UpdateAcres: 190,269 acres Percent Containment: 90% Start Date: Saturday, June 13, 2020 Cause: Human-caused Origin Location: 22 miles NE of Mesa, AZ Fuels: Tall grass and...
Expect To Continue to See Smoke as Fuels Burn Within the Bush Fire’s ... Released: 6/25/2020
Bush Fire - June 25, 2020 Update Acres: 186,967...
Firefighters Focus on Suppression Repair Efforts Released: 6/24/2020
Bush Fire - June 24, 2020 Morning Update Acres: 186,967...
Exercise Caution Driving As Firefighters Continue Work Along Highways Released: 6/23/2020
Bush Fire - June 23, 2020 Morning Update Acres: 186,848...
Firefighters Making Progress with Containment Efforts on the Bush Fire Released: 6/22/2020
Bush Fire - June 22, 2020 Morning Update Acres: 186,086 acres (based on infrared flight) Percent Containment: 42% Start Date: Saturday, June 13, 2020 Cause: Human-caused Origin Location:...
Expect to See Fire and Smoke as Fuels Within the Bush Fire’s Perimeter... Released: 6/21/2020
Bush Fire - June 21, 2020 Morning Update Acres: 184,531 acres (based on infrared flight)                                    Percent Containment: 15% Start Date:...