Article and Photo Submitted by Firefighter Ron Hood
Monday, August 29, 2011
Lightning Sparks Fire Near County Line
On August 26, 2011 around 2 PM, Pinion Pine E523 was dispatched by the Arizona Interagency Dispatch Center to respond to 3 miles south of Interstate 40 near mile marker 102 for a reported vegitation fire. E523 and C501 arrived on scene to find a 1 acre brush fire on the lower third of the hillside in grass/brush with moderate potential. Crews were on scene for approx 5 hours while the fire was mopped up. The fire was controlled and contained at 1 acre.