Fire Report 070218:
The Owl Fire that started on Saturday, June 30th, located 4 miles northeast of Saddle Mountain in the Gila National Forest, is comprised of 100 acres, and utilizing 56 personnel. The fire is burning south of Aspen Mountain near the Flying T trail in an inventoried roadless area. Crews are scouting the fire for suppression opportunities and beginning indirect line preparation on Aspen Mountain Trail #506 and Forest Road 209. The District has temporarily closed the following trails: #506 Aspen Mountain, #21 Flying T Spring, #515 Dangerous Park, #44 Cottonwood, and #36 Camp Canyon for public safety. Smoke is visible in Luna, Rancho Grande Subdivision, and the Glenwood area. Lightening has been determined to be the cause of the fire.
Fire information can be found at nmfireinfo.com.