Wildfire reported near Forest Lakes

Wildfire reported near Forest Lakes

Wildfire reported near Forest Lakes

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by Christina O'Haver

azfamily.com

Posted on May 4, 2014 at 4:48 PM

Updated Tuesday, May 6 at 11:40 AM

Patricks Pond Fire
Location:
Near Forest Lakes
Acres:
3
Detected:
May 4
Cause:
Under investigation

SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. -- A wildfire is burning on the Black Mesa Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests.

The U.S. Forest Service said the Patricks Pond Fire has burned about 3 acres and is fully lined.

It was detected Sunday near Forest Lakes.

A helicopter has been dipping water from the Black Canyon Reservoir.

The U.S. Forest Service said some campers have been evacuated but no campgrounds are closed due to the fire.

The cause is under investigation.

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