Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Bear
FIRE
24,067
acres
39.2 mi
SE of East Fork, AZ
50%
contained
Fire Status:
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
31 mins, 44 secs ago
Incident #:
2021-AZASF-000624
Fire Start:
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 4:25 PM MST
Fuels:
Ponderosa Pine
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 6 days ago

Incident Photo for the Bear Fire

The Bear Fire started June 16 about 10 miles south of Hannigan Meadow. Fire crews intend to confine this fire using indirect and direct tactics. Hwy 191 is closed effective Sunday, June 20. The closure is from milepost 176 to milepost 250 on the north. The closure will remain in effect until further notice.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:00 PM MST
Location:
25 miles north of Clifton, AZ
Incident Commander:
Aaron Salazar
Coordinates:
33.458, -109.392

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
34
Size (Acres):
24,067
Containment:
50%
Fuels Involved:
Ponderosa pine, grass, brush
Significant Events:
Implement point protection for Highway 191, range improvements, remote cabins and Rose Peak Lookout.
Remarks:
U.S. Route 191 is open.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
The forecast shows increasing moisture this week.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Fire Information
Phone: 928-333-6280
Fire Unit Information
Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
30 S Chiricahua Tri
Springerville, AZ 85938

Dispatch Contact

Show Low Interagency Dispatch Center | Show Low, AZ
928-537-5305