Wildfire Incident Information
Terrain
Satellite
OSM
This fire is no longer active
45% contained
Fire Status
OUT
Last Updated
8 months ago
Fire Start
Monday, July 24, 2023 9:10 AM MDT
Incident #
2023-AZFTA-000574
Fuels
Grass/PJ
Dispatch Notes
Contain: 08/14/2023 09:20 | Control: 09/01/2023 12:00 | Out: 09/01/2023 12:01
Primary Fire Agency

Bureau of Indian Affairs — Fort Apache Agency

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 10 months ago

The Spoon Fire is a lightning-caused wildfire that started July 24, 2023, on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation. It is located approximately 20 miles west of Whiteriver, AZ and 2.5 miles east of Highway 60 between Globe and Show Low. 

Basic Incident Details

Last Updated
Fri, Aug 4, 2023 12:38 PM UTC
Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning
Fire Discovered
Mon, Jul 24, 2023 12:00 PM UTC
Location
26 miles west of Whiteriver, AZ and 2.5 miles east of Highway 60
Incident Commander
BIA Fort Apache Agency, Southwest Area Incident Management Team 5 (Mark Bernal, Incident Commander)
Coordinates
33.826944444444, -110.37333333333

Current Situation

Total Personnel
407 (includes total personnel for Cottonwood Ridge, Snake Ridge, Mustang Ridge and Spoon Fires)
Size
4,560 Acres
Containment
45%
Estimated Containment
Thursday, August 24, 2023 1:00 AM MDT
Fuels Involved

Piñon juniper, manzanita, cedar, brush.