Sunday, July 8, 2012

Long Fire south of Payson contained to 30 acres

Long Fire (multiple starts) on Tonto National Forest:  contained
South of Payson, Ariz., Jul. 7, 2012, 2030 hrs.
·         Fire which began earlier today (multiple starts) along median and on west side of Hwy. 87 is estimated at about 30 acres in size and is contained.
·         Air and ground resources were successfully deployed to suppress these multiple fire starts.
·         Payson and Tonto Basin fire departments, DPS, and Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) were cooperators.
·         Hwy. 87 projected to be open by 8:30 pm tonight (north and southbound).  For updates, check with DPS.
For more information, please contact the Tonto National Forest at (602) 225-5200, M-F, or check online at

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