The Mud fire is a lightning caused fire that has been burning since July 29, 2013. It is a low intensity fire currently at 308 acres. The Mud Fire is being managed for multiple resource benefits including maintaining fire in a fire-adpated ecocsytem, reducing fuel loads and stand densities. Fire behavior is smoldering internally with no new growth due to heavy rains. There are no smoke impacts at this time.
|Date of Origin||Monday July 29th, 2013 approx. 12:00 AM|
|Location||1 mile south of Summit Mountain|
|Incident Commander||James Pettit|
No new growth with internal smoldering only. Smoke impacts are minimal.
Forecasted heavy monsoonal moisture and associated storms have continued to limit growth throughout the week. There has been no new growth for several days. Crews are continuing to monitor the fire perimeter.
Crews have completed all prep work around an APS powerline, range fence, Aspen fences, and private property today. Work is also complete at the Summit Mountain communications and cultural sites.
Managed fire for multiple objectives
|Wind Conditions||10 mph SW|