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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Frog Fire near Young causes evacuations

  Frog Fire on Tonto National Forest  
6 miles east/northeast Young, Ariz.
Fire Facts
Incident Commander:
Date reported: May 27, 2013
Number of personnel:
Location:
34 08 40 x 110 28 44
6 miles east/northeast Young, Ariz.
Resources committed:
5 engines
1 water tender
Type 3 IC
2 Hot shot crews
3 engines
1 dozer
Cause: Under investigation
Aircraft  
1 helicopter
Air tanker/air attack
Size: 21.5 acres
Structures lost:  1 under investigation (no details yet)
Containment:  20 percent
Terrain: Rocky, steep
Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer
Precautionary evacuation:  Vail Ranch and Frog Pond subdivisions:  Gila County Sheriff’s Office.  This is a precautionary evacuation.
To report a wildfire, call 1-866-746-6516 or dial 911.

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