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12 wildland fires burning in Arizona

Flames hit a ridgeline on the Tenderfoot Fire near Yarnell Thursday afternoon. (Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier)
Photo by Les Stukenberg.

Flames hit a ridgeline on the Tenderfoot Fire near Yarnell Thursday afternoon. (Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier)

Following is a list of wildland fires burning in the state as of 2 p.m. Thursday, June 9 (listed in date order from start):

Tenderfoot Fire:

Location: Yarnell, Arizona

Started: June 8

Size: Approximately 1,300 acres

Percent Contained: 10

Cause: Under investigation

38e Fire:

Location: 8 miles northeast of Wellton, Arizona

Started: June 7

Size: Approximately 923 acres

Percent Contained: 50

Cause: Under investigation

Longview Fire:

Location: Elgin, Arizona

Started: June 6

Size: Approximately 1,010 acres

Percent Contained: 100

Cause: Under investigation

Reservoir Fire:

Location: Blue Ridge Reservoir, northeast of Strawberry, Arizona

Started: June 6

Size: Approximately 138 acres

Percent Contained: 65

Cause: Abandoned campfire

Mule Ridge Fire:

Location: south of Ruby, near Montana Peak, Tumacacori Mountains

Started: May 31

Size: Approximately 8,522 acres

Percent Contained: 85

Cause: Human, under investigation

Whitetail Canyon Fire:

Location: West Whitetail Canyon, Chiricahua Mountains

Started: May 31

Size: Approximately 95 acres

Percent Contained: 90

Cause: Lightning

Jhus Canyon Fire:

Location: Chiricahua Mountains, east of Tucson

Started: May 31

Size: 20 acres

Percent Contained: 90

Cause: Lightning

Portal Peak Fire:

Location: Chiricahua Mountains

Started: May 31

Size: 350 acres

Percent Contained: 90

Cause: Lightning

Jack Fire:

Location: About 14 miles north of Clints Well, on the east side of Lake Mary Road near Happy Jack, Arizona

Started: May 29

Size: Approximately 10,821 acres

Percent Contained: 20

Cause: Lightning

Bert Wildfire:

Location: 10 miles southeast of Valle, Arizona

Started: May 28

Size: Approximately 3,041 acres

Percent Contained: 1

Cause: Lightning

Juniper Fire:

Location: 10 miles south of Young, Arizona; Tonto National Forest

Started: May 20

Size: Approximately 30,357 acres

Percent Contained: 20

Cause: Lightning

La Sierra Fire:

Location: West of Walker Canyon, west of Nogales

Started: May 16

Size: 4,929 acres

Percent Contained: 90

Cause: Human, unknown origin in Mexico

Source: InciWeb, US Forest Service

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