The Gin Fire is burning in the Apache Mountains 5 miles north of Globe, AZ. The Gin Fire is lightning caused, and started Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm. The size of the fire is 3600 acres, burning in grass and brush. The Gin Fire is the result of 2 separate fires in the area that merged.
Fire officials are cooperating and communicating with Arizona State Department of Forestry and Fire Management. Smoke may impact the communities of Globe, Miami, Claypool, and San Carlos.
Date of Origin:
Sunday August 16th, 2020 approx. 04:00 PM
Tall Grass, Brush
Scouting and planning for possible burnout operations and line construction along Highway 60 in the near future. Point protection for important values at risk in the fire area.
Temperatures up to 97 degrees. Humidity levels 20-25%.
Shifting winds, especially in the afternoon.
Salt, Gin and Griffin Fire Information Line
Hours: 8 am to 8 pm
Fire Unit Information
Tonto National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2324 E. McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006