FINAL UPDATE – 5/3/2020 – SUNDAY
Arizona State Forestry wildland firefighters were dispatched to the STAGE FIRE on Satruday, May 2nd this afternoon to a brush fire that ignited approximately 1.5 miles northeast of New River and east of I-17. This is located in Maricopa County, Arizona.
A smoke column could be see from the Arizona I17 SB Anthem web cam.
There has been 259 acres of grass and brush burned. Crews have successfully gained a 75% containment status.
The fire was deemed to be human-caused by two Fire Investigators. The investigation is still considered as an active case.
Photo Credit | AZ State Forestry
I-17 NB opened up last night.
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