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Polles Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Eric Solomon, Tonto National Forest Public Affairs
Email: eric.solomon@usda.gov
Phone: 480-339-9585
Hours: 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

News Releases — Polles Fire

Minimal fire activity on the Polles Fire; Crews continue to patrol Released: 7/15/2020
  POLLES FIRE UPDATE - July 15, 2020, 6:00 p.m. Acres: 628 acres...
Firefighters continue Tuesday securing Polles Fire perimeter Released: 7/14/2020
  POLLES FIRE UPDATE - July 14, 2020, 8 am Acres: 628 acres...
Triple digit, record-breaking heat and gusty winds result in fire hotspots Released: 7/13/2020
  POLLES FIRE UPDATE - July 13, 2020, 8 am Acres: 624 acres...
Firefighters worked through Saturday night Released: 7/12/2020
 POLLES FIRE UPDATE - July 12, 2020, 8 amAcres: 647 acres Percent Containment: 80%Start Date: Friday, July 3, 2020 Cause: LightningOrigin Location: 11 miles W of Payson, AZ Fuels: Pinyon juniper,...
Fire Activity Increases Released: 7/11/2020
  POLLES FIRE UPDATE - July 11, 2020, 8pm Acres: 647 acres                                                                                             ...
Polles Fire Update July 10, 2020 Released: 7/10/2020
 POLLES FIRE UPDATE - July 10, 2020 Acres: 572 acres...
POLLES FIRE UPDATE - July 9, 2020 Released: 7/9/2020
POLLES FIRE UPDATE - July 9, 2020  Acres: 572 acres Percent Containment: 61% Start Date: Friday, July 3, 2020 Cause: Lightning Origin Location: 11 miles W of Payson, AZ Fuels: Pinion juniper,...
Firefighters on the Polles Fire dedicate their continued efforts to pilot Released: 7/8/2020
  POLLES FIRE UPDATE - July 8, 2020 Acres: 572 acres (improved mapping)                                        Percent Containment: 0% Start Date: Friday,...
ADVISORY POLLES FIRE HELICOPTER INCIDENT - July 7, 2020 Released: 7/7/2020
 ADVISORY  POLLES FIRE HELICOPTER INCIDENT - July 7, 2020  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Earlier today, a helicopter working on the Polles Fire on the Tonto National Forest crashed. We can currently...
POLLES FIRE UPDATE - July 7, 2020 Released: 7/7/2020
POLLES FIRE UPDATE - July 7, 2020 Acres: 580 acres Percent Containment: 0% Start Date: Friday, July 3, 2020 Cause: Lightning Origin Location: 11 miles W of Payson, AZ Fuels: Pinion juniper, high...