Woods Canyon Fire Starts near Woods Canyon Lake

From the Apache-Sitgreaves NF website

SPRINGERVILLE—The Woods Canyon fire was reported at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, May 21 at 2.5 acres near Woods Canyon Lake on the Black Mesa Ranger District.

By 4 p.m. the fire had grown to 150 acres and crossed FR 195.

Resources on the scene include a heavy air tanker, two Type 3 helicopters, one Type 2 crew, and several engines. Helicopters are dipping water from Woods Canyon Lake. Additional resources have been ordered. No structures are threatened at this time. The cause is under investigation.

 About the Woods Canyon fire

Date/Time Reported: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Location: near Woods Canyon Lake

Cause: Under investigation

Size: 150 acres

Landscape/Fuels: Ponderosa pine on fairly flat ground

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