Friday, May 29, 2015

Blevens Fire near Roosevelt Lake 50% contained

Blevens Fire

May 28, 2015: 4:00 p.m.

§  Tonto Basin Ranger District, Tonto National Forest
§  Near the Junction of State Route 188 and 288, east of Roosevelt Lake
§  Approximately 15 miles northwest of Globe, Arizona

Start Date:  May 27, 2015, reported at approximately 4:50 p.m.

Size:  28 acres.  This revised acreage is due to fire mapping this morning

Cause:  human caused, under investigation

Percent Contained:  50%

Personnel:    3 Engines
                          2 Hot Shot crews
1 Very Large Airtanker and Lead Plane – on standby and available
     if needed.

Crews were able to stop the forward rate of spread on the fire last night, and will continue constructing and improving fire lines.

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