Crews tackle small wildfire northwest of Flagstaff - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

Crews tackle small wildfire northwest of Flagstaff

Posted: Updated:
  • Wildfire SeasonMore>>

  • 2 Arizona firefighters injured at Washington wildfire

    2 Arizona firefighters injured at Wash. wildfire

    A spokeswoman for a wildfire burning in central Washington says two firefighters from the Arizona-based Navajo Hotshots crew were injured when a large log rolled down a steep slope and hit them.
    A spokeswoman for a wildfire burning in central Washington says two firefighters from the Arizona-based Navajo Hotshots crew were injured when a large log rolled down a steep slope and hit them.
  • Valley Red Cross volunteers help with Washington wildfire relief

    Valley Red Cross volunteers help with Washington wildfire relief

    As several wildfires continue to burn across Washington and the state is calling in reinforcements.
    As several wildfires continue to burn across Washington and the state is calling in reinforcements.
  • Peoria firefighters head to California

    Peoria firefighters head to California

    More manpower was needed to fight the fast-growing Sand Fire in northern California and re-reinforcements from neighboring states were called in.So, firefighters in Peoria loaded up and headed to California on July 27
    More manpower was needed to fight the fast-growing Sand Fire in northern California and re-reinforcements from neighboring states were called in.So, firefighters in Peoria loaded up and headed to California on July 27
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -

Forest officials have shut down a popular lava tube cave near Flagstaff as crews tackle a small wildfire burning in the area.
 
The Wild Bill Fire has burned nearly 30 acres northwest of Flagstaff. It was 50 percent contained Friday evening.

According to Coconino National Forest officials, smoke will be visible from Flagstaff, Bellemont, Interstate 40 and U.S. 180 for the next couple of days.

Forest spokeswoman Brienne Magee says no structures are threatened by the fire.

"The fire generally burned across the forest floor on level terrain in ponderosa pine forest, with some individual torching," she stated.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press modified.

Didn't find what
you were looking for?

Powered by WorldNow

WHBQ-TV | Fox 13
485 S. Highland St.
Memphis, TN 38111

Main Station: (901) 320-1313
Newsroom: (901) 320-1340

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices