June 5, 2021

People Warned at Arizona: Highway closures in effect for Telegraph Fire burning near Superior, Superior Arizona Emergency evacuation

The Tonto National Forest Service issued a SET – Be Alert status for the Telegraph Fire in the town of Superior, and residents have not been asked to evacuate yet but have been urged to consider relocating voluntarily. The forest service has reportedly already deployed six hotshot crews, four air tankers, and one helicopter against this destructive fire which has burned 7 thousand acres so far according to KTAR News 92.3 FM's Jim Cross.Highway closures in effect for Telegraph Fire burning near Superior,

The Tonto National Forest Services in Arizona issued a SET – Be Alert status for the Telegraph Fire that has burned 7,000 acres and is only six percent contained. Residents have not been asked to evacuate yet but are being encouraged by local officials to consider relocating voluntarily due to the fire’s rapid spread. The blaze was reported at approximately 2:00 PM on June 24th by KTAR News 92.3 FM's Jim Cross with air tankers and helicopters dispatched from nearby Phoenix quickly following suit as they rushed head-on into this wildfire hot spot!

 

The fire is burning shrubs and grass in the area, with low fuel moistures. Officials have said that Red Flag warnings are expected to continue through the weekend because of this reason.

Queen Creek is a quaint little town, with an estimated population of 3100. But on Friday at 1:30 p.m., this all changed when the fire began to burn in Superior- about 30 miles east from here and first reported by us as well!

The Globe Ranger District is about to be lit up by a fiery inferno. The Telegraph Fire has been reported as 3 miles south of Superior and the InciWeb site says that it will soon threaten hundreds of more homes in the area, so action should be taken before things get worse.

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