The Superstition Fire continues to burn north of Gold Canyon in the Superstition Wilderness. Overnight humidity recovery and higher daily, minimum humidity combined to limit the receptiveness of grass fuels to sustain ignition. Fire is burning in low-to-mid elevation Sonoran desert grasslands. Minimal fire behavior is expected on the Superstition Fire today. YESTERDAY:  Firefighters patrolled and monitored the perimeter. The Medio Fire started on August 17, 2020, close to the forest... October 9, 2020: This page is no longer being updated. The Southwest Area Incident Management Team 2 led by Incident Commander John Pierson thanks the local communities and cooperators for your support during suppression of Superstition Fire. Minimal fire behavior observed on the Superstition Fire. The Sawtooth Fire continues to burn in the Superstition Wilderness. Minimal fire behavior is expected on the Superstition Fire today. SUPERSTITION AFTERNOON UPDATE 8/24/20: The Superstition Fire continues to burn north of Gold Canyon in the Superstition Wilderness. Fire crews will continue to monitor the fire perimeter The Southwest Area Incident Management Team 2 has returned fire management to the local unit. Minimal fire behavior is expected on the Superstition Fire today. Unburned island within the fire perimeter will likely have either completed burnout of available fuels, or self-extinguished. Minimal fire behavior is expected on the Superstition Fire today. SUPERSTITION FIRE: The HWY 88 corridor will be reopening at 0600 hour today, August 30, 2020 from Lost Dutchman State Park up to Fish Creek where the road was closed at the washout. Minimal fire behavior is expected on the Superstition Fire today. https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/tonto/home/?cid=FSEPRD759501, https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/closures/7046/, Superstition and Hidden Fires Update August 30, 2020, National Fire Situational Awareness (NFSA) Tool, Thursday August 20th, 2020 approx. Fire crews will continue to monitor the fire perimeter The Southwest Area Incident Management Team 2 has returned fire management to the local unit. Fire crews will continue to monitor the fire perimeter The Southwest Area Incident Management Team 2 has returned fire management to the local unit. Minimal fire behavior is expected on the Superstition Fire today. Superstition Fire and Medical - Fire, EMS, Public Safety & Health 01:30 AM, SW Type 1 Team 2 John Pierson Incident Commander, Tuesday September 15th, 2020 approx. Minimal fire behavior is expected on the Superstition Fire today. Fire crews will continue to monitor the fire perimeter The Southwest Area Incident Management Team 2 has returned fire management to the local unit. typical allowing fire to move consistently as a flank, but the predominance of grasses and fine fuels also allows environmental factors to influence combustion and receptivity significantly as well. Current data typically are recorded at 15- to 60-minute intervals. Lost Dutchman, all surrounding trailheads and trails remain closed. The Evans Canyon Fire started on the afternoon of Aug 31, 2020 and... As of November 1, 2020. SUPERSTITION FIRE CLOSURES: Hwy 88 closures have been lifted. next 12 hours is expected to be negligible as cloud cover is expected to increase as well as humidity levels and the possibility of measurable precipitation. Forest Service2324 E. McDowell RdPhoenix, AZ 85006. SUPERSTITION FIRE CLOSURES: Hwy 88 closures have been lifted. This is the final update for the Superstition Fire. SUPERSTITION FIRE CLOSURES: Hwy 88 closures have been lifted. NEAR GOLD CANYON, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - Firefighters are trying to gain control of a wildfire that is burning in the Superstition Mountains. Forest Service2324 E. McDowell RdPhoenix, AZ 85006. The Air Quality Index (AQI) translates air quality data into numbers and colors that help people understand when to take action to protect their health. TODAY?S ACTIVITY: Minimal fire behavior is expected on the Superstition Fire today. Superstition Fire WATCH LIVE: The Superstition Fire continues to burn north of Gold Canyon in the Superstition Wilderness. Fire crews will continue to monitor the fire perimeter The Southwest Area Incident Management Team 2 has returned fire management to the local unit. TODAY?S ACTIVITY: Minimal fire behavior is expected on the Superstition Fire today. 12:00 AM. SUPERSTITION FIRE CLOSURES: Hwy 88 closures have been lifted. According to the U.S. Forest Service, the Superstition Fire is burning north of the Peralta Trailhead, which is northeast of Gold Canyon. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREST SERVICE TONTO NATIONAL FOREST MESA RANGER DISTRICT Superstition Fire Public Safety Closure Order     PROHIBITIONS Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. SUPERIOR, AZ — Fire crews are continuing to work on containing a wildfire that has been burning in the Superstition Mountains since June 8. Current: Showers/storms have remained North and East. TODAY’S ACTIVITY: Minimal fire behavior is expected on the Superstition Fire today. Minimal fire behavior is expected on the Superstition Fire today. TODAY: As of 0600 hours today the Southwest Area Type 1 Incident Management Team 2 – Incident Commander John Pierson, assumed the management of the Superstition Fire. SUPERSTITION FIRE CLOSURES: Hwy 88 closures have been lifted. Source: The National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG), Geospatial Multi-Agency Coordination Wildland Fire Support/USGS, NOAA Office of Satellite and Product Operations. Air Attack completed a recon of the fire this morning and has mapped it at 1050 acres, 0% contained. multiple species of cacti, mesquite, and grasses. Minimal fire behavior is expected on the Superstition Fire today. SUPERSTITION FIRE CLOSURES: Hwy 88 closures have been lifted. Outflow winds, lightning, and flooding are the main concerns. Currently, the Superstition Fire … The Bryan Mountain fire was detected the afternoon of October 1,... A Type 5 organization is managing the Fork Fire. It has grown to about 2,664 acres and is … The fire is creeping slowly towards the northwest. The Point Fire remains at 93 acres with 97% Containment. typical allowing fire to move consistently as a flank, but the predominance of grasses and fine fuels also allows environmental factors to influence combustion and receptivity significantly as well. The Woodbury Fire burning in the Superstition Wilderness grew overnight to 96,307 acres, fire officials said Sunday night. Fire managers flew over the fire today to observe the incident, and obtain an accurate perimeter. TODAY?S ACTIVITY:  Minimal fire behavior is expected on the Superstition Fire today. Fire crews will continue to monitor the fire perimeter The Southwest Area Incident Management Team 2 has returned fire management to the local unit. Minimal fire behavior is expected on the Superstition Fire today. Superstition (final) & Hidden Fire Updates 8-31-2020. Sunday: A flash flood watch is effect with heavy rain possible into Sunday evening. Lost Dutchman, all surrounding trailheads and trails remain closed. Minimal fire behavior or growth. Overnight humidity recovery and higher daily, minimum humidity combined to limit the receptiveness of grass fuels to sustain ignition. Little to no growth is expected. next 12 hours is expected to be negligible as cloud cover is expected to increase as well as humidity levels and the possibility of measurable precipitation. Fire managers flew over the fire today to observe the incident, and obtain an accurate perimeter. Any additional growth is expected to continue filling in the gap between Second Water Creek and West Boulder Canyon, north of Yellow Peak and south of Battleship Mountain. The August Complex is 1,032,648 acres and 100% contained. A hurricane watcher's guide to the latest track and model forecasts. Canyon Lake Recreational areas ? https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/tonto/home/?cid=FSEPRD759501, https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/closures/7046/, Superstition (final) & Hidden Fire Updates 8-31-2020, Thursday August 20th, 2020 approx. 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