East Fire almost contained in Kaibab National Forest - CBS 5 - KPHO

UPDATE

East Fire almost contained in Kaibab National Forest

Posted: Updated:
© CBS 5 © CBS 5
FREDONIA, AZ (CBS5) -

A wildfire in the Kaibab National Forest is 90 percent contained, according to forestry officials. 

The East Fire, which was started by lightning, is burning on the west side of the North Kaibab district near Slide Point.

No structures were ever threatened. The fire has been burning near the boundary with Kanab Creek Wilderness. 

Firefighters on Sunday continued to mop up operations by extinguishing hot spots within the fire's perimeter.

Copyright 2012 CBS 5 (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

 

Powered by WorldNow
CBS 5
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2014, CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation), Phoenix, AZ and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service..