Cassadore Springs Fire

UPDATE, 8/12/20: Containment is 75%. Acreage is 21,080.

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UPDATE, 8/11/20: It’s burned 20,337 acres, but 60% contained.

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According to officials, “The Cassadore Springs Fire is currently burning on the San Carlos Apache Reservation. The lightning-caused Cassadore Springs Fire was discovered on August 1, 2020. The nearby Kean Fire, also detected on August 1, burned into and combined with the Cassadore Springs Fire on August 3. Due to the increasing complexity of the incident, the San Carlos Agency and Bureau of Indian Affairs ordered the Southwest Area Type 2 Incident Management Team (SWAIMT) 4 on August 3, 2020. SWAIMT 4 will assume command of the incident on August 4, 2020, at 6:00am, managing the fire under a full suppression strategy.”