FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Firefighters were dispatched to a wildfire that broke out near Long Park, approximately 2 miles southwest of Mormon Lake Village on the Coconino National Forest.
The fire was said to be at 5 acres.
USDA Forest Service firefighters were said to be in the process of securing a containment line around the wind-driven fire and suppressing spot fires.
Fire personnel and resources include 3 engines, 2 water tenders, 1 bulldozer, 1 (20) person Type I crew (hotshot) and 1 (20) person Type 2 crew (AZ DOC Winslow Facility).
There are no evacuations currently in effect at the moment but the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office will be monitoring the fire and will make a Public Service Announcement should there be any in the near future.
No cause is known at this time.
No injuries have been reported to firefighters or to civilians.
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