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Apache Pass Fire Burning in Southeastern Arizona 


(Posted May 1, 2012 at 11:10 a.m.) The Apache Pass Fire is burning in southeastern Arizona north of Fort Bowie. It is 1,050 acres and is 10 percent contained.


The fire is burning on U.S. Bureau of Land Management public land, Arizona State Trust land and private land. It is not burning on National Park Service land.


The wind-driven fire is burning in grasslands and is exhibiting moderate fire behavior, with the north flank most active. Four structures within two miles south of the fireline are potentially threatened.


Start Date: April 30, 2012; 1:30 p.m.

Cause: Human, under investigation

Resources Assigned: 5 engines, 6 crews, helicopter


(Source: U.S. Bureau of Land Management)


Created at 5/1/2012 11:11 AM  by 10 
Last modified at 5/1/2012 11:11 AM  by 10