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Friday, September 6, 2013

Fire near Tonto Basin 100 percent contained

 
    PINON FIRE UPDATE  
15 miles southeast of Tonto Basin, Ariz.

Fire Facts
Incident Commander:

Date reported: Sep. 4, 2013, 1428 hrs.
Number of personnel:
Location:
Correction:  33, 36.0N x 111,08.1W

Resources committed:

Cause: Lightning
Aircraft  

Size: 200 acres*

Containment:  100%

Terrain: Rocky, steep, remote

Fuels:  Brush, grass, pinyon juniper




*improved mapping yesterday led to reduction in acreage

Final Update:  The Pinion Fire was declared 100 percent contained at noon today.  There were a few smokes earlier in the day in the interior of the containment line.  The fire has been placed in monitor status.   Location is south of Roosevelt Lake, Ariz., 15 miles southeast of Tonto Basin, Ariz. 
For more information, please contact the Tonto Basin Ranger District at (928) 467-3200, or check online at www.fs.usda.gov/tonto

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