Summary: The Pioneer Fire started on Saturday, and is burning on East Mountain, approximately 7 miles south of Globe, Arizona.
Fire Name: Pioneer
Time/Date Started: May 30, 2009, 2:00pm
Location: The east side of East Mountain, west of Highway 77
Fuels: Mixture of fuel types: ponderosa pine, manzanita, and oak brush.
Estimated Containment: June 18, 2009
Resources committed: Type 3 organization (166 personnel)
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Aerial resources as needed
Estimated Cost to Date: $218,000
Structures threatened: None
Concerns: Steep terrain, thick vegetation, and difficult access.
Restrictions: Due to the fire activity, the public is asked to avoid the fire area, the Pioneer Pass Recreation Site, and the East Mountain Trail. Periodic smoke can be expected.
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