The Transfer Station Fire caused the evacuation of a laminating and wood facility.
Transfer Station Fire near Eagar
Transfer Station Fire on October 19
EAGAR, AZ - A new wildfire is burning in eastern Arizona, just west of Eager.
Arizona State Forestry said the Transfer Station Fire sparked Thursday and has burned around 2,500 acres.
The blaze has forced the evacuation of a nearby laminating and wood facility and is threatening a transfer station in the area, officials said.
As of 4:45 p.m., State Forestry officials said the fire was 70-percent contained.
#TransferStationFire is now 70% contained. Wx moving in w/rain will help firefighters in suppression efforts. #ApacheCounty— AZ State Forestry (@azstateforestry) October 19, 2017
#TransferStationFire is now 70% contained. Wx moving in w/rain will help firefighters in suppression efforts. #ApacheCounty
State Route 260 is closed at milepost 292. Check here for the latest traffic updates.
Dozens of firefighters from various agencies are working to put out the fire.