(Posted May 2, 2012 at 12:30 p.m.) The Apache Pass Fire is burning in southeastern Arizona north of Fort Bowie National Historic Site along Apache Pass Road. It is 1,646 acres and is 35 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 orU.S. Forest Service land.
Fire fire activity has decreased. Firefighters are mopping up.
Start Date: April 30, 2012; 1:30 p.m.
Cause: Human, under investigation
Resources Assigned: Firefighters: 2 hotshot crews, 2 Arizona Department of Forestry Type 2 hand crews, 2 “short crews” (seven firefighters per crew)
(Source: U.S. Bureau of Land Management)