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Firefighters Making Good Progress Supressing the Collins Fire 


(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 .


§  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


Resources Assigned:

§  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)


Coronado National Forest, Collins Fire, Parker Canyon Lake
Created at 5/21/2012 6:34 PM  by 9 
Last modified at 5/21/2012 6:34 PM  by 9