Human caused Sycamore Fire burning northwest of Sedona
Updated as of Tuesday, May 29, 2018 5:31 PM
As of of about 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, a human-caused wildfire burning on Prescott National Forest (PNF) land northwest of Sedona was at about 230 acres with 25 percent containment, according to a PNF news release.
The blaze - titled the Sycamore Fire - is burning in rugged terrain consisting mostly of pinyon juniper and grass in the Chino Valley Ranger District in the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness, PNF officials reported.
About 110 firefighters are battling the fire. Five helicopters and one air tanker has been used to slow the fire's progression. No structures are immediately threatened.
The fire started Monday morning, May 28, about 14 miles northwest of Sedona on the west side of the canyon and has been so far kept to the west with light winds pushing smoke toward the west/northwest.