(Posted on May 21, 2012 at 6:35 p.m.) The Collins Fire is burning in southeastern Arizona and is estimated to be 50 acres.
Fire is burning in grass, brush and oak. Firefighters are making good progress with suppression efforts. For further information please visit www.inciweb.org .
§ Sierra Vista Ranger District, Coronado National Forest
§ Highway 83, Mile Marker 6
§ Three miles north of Parker Canyon Lake
Start Date: May 21, 2012
Cause: human caused, under investigation
§ Firefighters: 4 crews
§ Engines: 8
§ Water Tenders: 2
§ Fixed-Wing Aircraft: 1 air attack platform, 1 lead plane, 3 air tankers
§ Helicopters: 2
§ Miscellaneous Overhead
Structures Threatened: no structures are threatened
Closures: Parker Canyon Lake is temporarily closed
(Source: Coronado National Forest)