Update 1 – June 15, 2022 – Wednesday – 2010 hours PT

The FISH FIRE is located on lands in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, about 20 miles southwest of Alpine, Arizona was initially reported on June 10th around 1628 hours.

Fire Fact | Wildfires in the Southwest areas of Arizona and New Mexico still remain evacuated while fire suppression is the main goal to put them out.

Credit: USFS

The fire exploded and today, the fire has been 400-plus acres of mixed conifer and dead/down fire fuels from the Wallow Fire.

At this time, there is currently it has a moderate fire behavior with flanking, backing, and creeping as continues to spread in the Wallow Fire burn scar.

There is a 0% containment status at the time of this post.

Fire Fact | Six wildfires are burning in this State burning 31,742 acres.

Lightning was the cause of this wildfire.

There is 23 total personnel assigned to this wildfire incident, along with one crew, three engines, and a single helicopter.

The expected Containment date has been scheduled for July 31, 2022.

Fire officials expect it to move to the east and north along 25B road and into Double Cienega Creek

Cost-to-date expenses have reached $60,000.00.

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