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Fire Update Aug 29: Outflow Winds and Flash Flooding a Concern with Thunderstorms Today

Griffin, Meddler, Alder, Rock House , Juniper Fires – August 29, 2020 Morning Update   Griffin Fire:      61, 995 acres     44% contained                  Cause: Lightning                               Grass and Brush The Griffin Fire (started 8/17) has merged with the Gin Fire (started 8/16) and Champion Fire (started 8/23). Location: 5 miles northeast of Globe, AZ in the Apache mountains west of Hwy 60  Meddler Fire: 4,452 acres         84% contained                  Cause: Under Investigation          Grass …

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Monday, August 24, 2020 Salt & Griffin Update 

  Griffin Fire Continues to Progress into the Sevenmile Drainage  Ko’ Ba Nagoni i’    Salt Fire  Location: 11 miles north of Globe, AZ near the junction of Hwy. 188 and SR 288  Cause: Lightning  Size: 20,809 acres  Percent containment: 57%  Vegetation: Sonoran Desert Grass and Brush  Fire Strategy: Full Suppression      Griffin Fire  Location: 5 …

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Prescribed burns north of Payson to begin Monday, March 5th.

PHOENIX, March 2, 2018—.  Tonto National Forest fire specialists will continue to conduct prescribed fire treatments on approximately 1,566 acres in areas north of Payson, starting on Monday, March 5, and continuing through Friday, March 9, 2018.  The treatment areas are located north of Payson, northwest of Whispering Pines, and southwest of Verde …

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