White Fire on Tonto National Forest South of Superior, Az
Incident: White Fire Wildfire
White Fire on Tonto National Forest south of Superior, Ariz.
6.5 miles south of Superior, Ariz., north of BLM White Canyon Wilderness boundary
Date reported: August 15, 2013, 1842 hrs.
Number of personnel:
33,12.414 x 111,5.736
1 Engine crew
1 Air attack
Size: 209 acres
Terrain: Rocky, steep, remote
Fuels: Brush, grass
Update: Location is remote area approximately 6.5 miles south of Superior and one-quarter mile north of BLM White Canyon Wilderness boundary.
The fire was active with short runs today. Smoke was visible from U.S. 60 and SH 177 today with winds at 5-10 mph.
Fire activity will be moderated by higher humidity levels and cooler temperatures tonight.
For more information, please contact the Globe Ranger District at (928) 402-6200, or check online at www.fs.usda.gov/tonto