The Woodbury Fire, Arizona's 5th-Largest Wildfire, Is All But Out

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 11:48am
Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 3:45pm

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Reevis Ranch land in Woodbury Fire
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A photograph of Reevis Ranch in June 2019, which was burned by the Woodbury Fire.

Arizona's largest wildfire so far this year is all but out.

The Woodbury Fire began June 8 just northeast of Apache Junction and, so far, has burned more than 123,000 acres, making it the fifth-largest wildfire in state history.

Dangers remain, as some roads and recreation areas in the Tonto National Forest are closed. Right now, forest personnel are assessing landscape damage while crews monitor and mop up the remaining flames that burn along the northwest perimeter of the fire.

Brandalyn Vonk is the U.S. Forest Services's public information officer for the Woodbury Fire and joined The Show to provide an update on the effort.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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