(Posted May 4, 2012 at 12:35 p.m.) The Telegraph Fire is burning 2 miles south of Picket Post Mountain near Superior. The fire size remains 208 acres.
Crews completed a fire line around the fire’s perimeter yesterday and will monitor the fire this afternoon to ensure it doesn’t flare up during the hottest part of the day.
Fire activity was minimal this morning.
Incident Commander: Joe Macias
Date started: 1:48 p.m., May 2, 2012
Number of personnel: 4
Location: Telegraph Mountain, 2 miles south of Picketpost Mountain
Properties threatened: None at this time
Cause: Under investigation
Fuel: Desert grass and brush
Injuries to date: 0
For more information regarding forest recreation sites and fire restrictions, please contact the Tonto National Forest at (602) 225-5200, or check online at www.fs.usda.gov/tonto
For general information on fire activity and restrictions in Arizona call toll free 877-864-6985, or visit the. Southwest Coordination Center website: http://gacc.nifc.gov/swcc/ or http://www.publiclands.org/firenews/AZ.php
(Source: Tonto National Forest)