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Crews battle Frye Fire near Safford

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Posted at 9:16 AM, Jun 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-15 12:19:56-04

The Frye Fire burning seven miles southwest of Safford has grown to 792 acres at 14 percent containment.

According to the Coronado National Forest Service, the fire began on June 7 and was caused by lightning. There are currently 10 firefighters assigned, with 11 engines, six crews, four helicopters, two dozers and miscellaneous overhead support.

The following trails in the area remain closed:

  • Ash Ridge Trail # 327
  • Ash Creek Trail #307
  • Ash Creek Detour Trail #307A
  • Frye Canyon Trail #36
  • Fry Canyon Detour Trail #36A
  • Round the Mountain Trail #302
  • Deadman Trail #70
  • Gibson Canyon Trail #308
  • Webb Peak Trail #345
  • Shingle Mill Trail #35
  • Rincon Spring Trail #331
  • Trail #4527 off FR 508.

For additional information on the Frye Fire visit inciweb.