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Cedar Fire 50 Percent Contained 

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(Posted April 24, 2012, at 12:35 p.m.) The Cedar Fire is approximately 125 acres and burning east of Klondyke, Ariz.

 

The fire has shown more activity as the temperature increases and is burning in grass and brush. Fire crews are working both flanks of the fire and also on the ridge top.

 

Due to good suppression efforts and a burnout on the southeast side, crews stopped the fires’ spread towards the structures, and none are in imminent danger. The fire is 50 percent contained.

 

Cedar Fire summary:

 

Location:

·         Safford Ranger District, Coronado National Forest

·         Three to five miles east of Klondyke, Ariz.

·         Nearest town, Safford, Ariz.

 

Start Date: April 21, reported by Safford resources on patrol

 

Size:  Approximately 125 acres

 

Cause: Lightning caused

 

Percent Contained: 50%

 

Resources Assigned:

·         Three hand crews: Ft Grant, Douglas and Ironwood

·         Engines:  5

·         Water Tenders: 2

·         Air Attack: 1

·         Helicopters:  1

 

Structures Threatened: Approximately 20

 

(source: Coronado National Forest)

Keywords

Cedar, fire, smoke, Klondyke, Safford, Coronado
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