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Cedar Fire Burning Near Klondyke 70 Percent Contained 


(Posted April 25, 2012, at 10:12 a.m.) The Cedar Fire is burning in grass and brush in the Safford Ranger District on Coronado National Forest. 


Firefighters continue to make good progress with fire suppression. Structures are not in imminent danger, as the fire’s movement toward them has been stopped.


Cedar Fire summary:



·         Safford Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest

·         Three to five miles east of Klondyke, Ariz.

·         Nearest town, Safford, Ariz.


Start Date: April 23, reported by Safford resources on patrol


Size:  Fire is estimated to be 200 acres


Cause:  Lightning-caused


Percent Contained: 70%


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)


Cedar, fire, smoke, Safford, Coronado, Klondyke
Created at 4/25/2012 10:12 AM  by 11 
Last modified at 4/25/2012 10:12 AM  by 11