Officials: Monsoon moisture needed to extinguish Woodbury Fire

Moisture from a monsoon is needed to extinguish the Woodbury Fire burning in the Superstition Wilderness, an official said at a community meeting June 18. “So this fire is going to be going until the monsoons. It’s not going to be put out this week, next week. We have to get monsoon moisture out there […]

Update on Woodbury Fire in Superstition Wilderness

A community meeting is to be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the Gold Canyon United Methodist Church, 6640 S. Kings Ranch Road, where Incident Management Team personnel will provide an update on the management of the Woodbury Fire. [Related link: https://apachejunctionindependent.com/news/safety-of-firefighters-residents-no-1-priority-officials-fighting-woodbury-fire-say/] The human-caused Woodbury Fire burning in the Superstition Wilderness 5 miles […]

Woodbury Fire in Superstition Wilderness now at 1,400 acres

[Update: Tonto National Forest officials on Twitter said it is now 5,000 acres. “#WoodburyFire Update : 5000 acres, Type 3 Incident Management Team has assumed management of the fire at 0600. #AZFire” they wrote at 7:47 a.m. June 11 @TontoForest.] Three crews and five engines are assigned to the Woodbury Fire burning in the Superstition […]