Arizona

May 9, 2013 2:19 PM

Wildfire burning near Safford 70 percent contained

Photo courtesy of Jay David Murphy, Eastern Arizona Courier.

MARIJILDA UPDATE

May 9, 2013, 9:00 a.m.

Location:
• Safford Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest
• Rincon Canyon, near Rincon Spring
• Nearest Town is Safford, AZ

Start Date: May 8, 2013, reported at 9:40 a.m.

Size: approximately 38 acres

Cause: human caused, under investigation

Percent Contained: 70%

Objectives:
• Provide for public and firefighter safety
• Fire suppression

Resources Assigned:
• Firefighters: 3 full crews, 1 short crew
• Engines: 4
• Helicopters: 1
• Miscellaneous Overhead


Summary: The fire is burning in grass and oak at an elevation near 5,000 feet. No structures are threatened.

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