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Crews fight Frye Fire near Safford

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Posted at 7:41 AM, Jun 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-16 13:47:44-04

The Frye Fire seven miles southwest of Safford has mushroomed to 961 acres at 16 percent containment.

According to the Coronado National Forest Service, the lightning-caused fire began on June 7. There are currently 10 firefighters assigned, with 11 engines, six crews, three helicopters, two dozers and miscellaneous overhead support. In all, 234 firefighters are at the scene.

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.