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Collins Fire at 60 Acres; Parker Canyon Lake Remains Closed 


(Posted May 22, 2012 at 2:30 p.m.) The Collins Fire is burning 3 miles north of Parker Canyon Lake on the Sierra Vista Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest. It is approximately 60 acres.


The Collins Fire is located at mile marker 6 on Highway 83.


Start Date: May 21, 2012


Cause: Human-caused, under investigation


Resources Assigned:

  • Firefighters: 3 crews
  • Engines: 5
  • Water Tenders: 1
  • Miscellaneous Overhead

Structures Threatened: No structures are threatened.


Closures: Parker Canyon Lake is temporarily closed.


Summary: Fire is burning in grass, brush and oak. Firefighters are making good progress with suppression efforts; containment is 50 percent. Resources will remain at the fire site due to a Red Flag warning for Wednesday.


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(Source: Coronado National Forest)


Created at 5/22/2012 2:30 PM  by 10 
Last modified at 5/22/2012 2:30 PM  by 10