2 new wildfires reported burning Arizona
Web Producer: Marissa Pasquet
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - More wildfires started in Arizona this week. Air and ground crews are working hard to contain the fires.
The first fire broke out Sunday night into Monday morning; it is burning near the San Carlos Apache Reservation. Authorities are calling it the Stanley Fire. The Stanley Fire has burned about 4,300 acres, according to Bureau of Indian Affairs PIO Jennifer Costich.
Costich says there are a couple ranch structures in the area that are not immediately threatened. She says the fire is burning juniper and grass.
The Copper Creek Fire, started Tuesday in the Galiuro Mountains, 12 miles east of Mammoth. It has burned about 150 acres, according to Marylee Peterson, of the Coronado National Forest.
The fire broke out near the old mining town of Copper Creek, about 12 miles east of Mammoth.
There is a ranch in the area that is not immediately threatened, according to Peterson.