Thursday, May 28, 2015

New fire ablaze east of Roosevelt Lake

Blevens Fire

May 28, 2015: 9:30 a.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:  approximately 75 acres

Cause:  human caused, under investigation

Percent Contained:  10%

Personnel:    3 Engines
                                  2 Hot Shot crews

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

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