UPDATE 2 (FINAL)  – MAY 3, 2020 – SUNDAY

A wildfire named the SASCO FIRE is burning in Pinal County, Arizona.  It is NORTH of Ironwood Forest National Forest, SOUTH of Red Rock and just WEST of Picacho.

AZ State Firefighters were dispatched on Sunday, May 3, 2020, at 1038 hours MST. Additional fire crews from BLM Arizona Fire have also been deployed to the fire line.

Equipment/Apparatus on-scene, Chief 191, E191, Tender 191, Brush 193, E361, Chief 7-1.

A VLAT dropped over the SASCO FIRE with a  Heavy Air Tanker following due to rocky and unstable terrain on the southern side of the fire.  Crews are starting to make good progress and mopping up.

Photo Credit  | AZ State Forestry


This has been determined to be human-caused.  It is still under investigation.

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(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 5/3/2020 1600 MST