Cain Fire Friday Evening Update
Incident: Cain Fire Wildfire
1. Cain Fire on Tonto National Forest in Four Peaks Wilderness Area
28 miles northeast of Mesa, Ariz.,1.5 miles west of Four Peaks
Date reported: August 15, 2013, 6pm
Number of personnel:
33,41.262 x 111,21.093
28 miles northeast of Mesa, Ariz., 1.5 miles west of Four Peaks
2 Engine crews
1 Air attack
Size: 200 acres
Terrain: Rocky, steep
Fuels: Chaparrel, brush, grass
Update: Location is remote in the Four Peaks Wilderness Area. Smoke was visible to residents of the East Valley, Tonto Basin and Roosevelt today, with 2-5 foot flames.
The fire received some precipitation this afternoon due to thunderstorm activity. The assigned crew pulled back ahead of the storm.
Fire activity may be visible tonight, but will be moderated by higher humidity levels and cooler temperatures.
Thunderstorm activity is predicted for this weekend, bringing moisture and lightning.