TONTO NATIONAL FOREST, ARIZONA
A wildfire started by lightning on May 8, 2017, around 1515 hours on the Tonto National Forest, about 6 miles South of Globe, Arizona.
This is a lightning-caused wildfire.
Current Fire Conditions
Fire behavior is extreme, uphill runs, torching and backing. Terrain is very rugged and steep.
Firefighters have been able to gain a 70% containment around the fire.
There has been 7,171 acres destroyed.
There are 610 personnel assigned to this incident. A new Type 3 IMT will take command on 6/2/2017 around 0600 hours.
The hashtags that are being used by those using Social Media are #PinalFire #NMwildfires2017 #NM.
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