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Breakdown of the biggest wildfires burning in Arizona

Biggest wildfires burning in Arizona

Wildfire season is heating up in Arizona with 10 active fires across the state, four of which are prescribed burns, according to the Incident Information system, or InciWeb.

Woodbury Fire

The Woodbury Fire northwest of Superior, Arizona, has burned 5,000 acres of the Tonto National Forest and is currently 0% contained; however, there have been no evacuations in the area.

Coldwater Fire

The Coldwater Fire in the Coconino National Forest continues to grow as it burns over 9,600 acres and is only at 15% containment as of Tuesday.

Mountain Fire 

The Mountain Fire is eight miles east of Cave Creek in the Tonto National Forest. Since the fire started Friday, it has burned 7,470 acres and is 53% contained.

White Wing Fire

The White Wing fire near Whittmann that burned over 2,700 acres in eight days was officially 100% contained on June 6, according to the Arizona State Forestry.

Maroon Fire 

The Maroon Fire burning 18 miles northeast of Flagstaff was considered largely contained, according to Coconino National Forest officials. The fire, which was caused by lightning, had burned more than 8,600 acres in the region.


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