BLM fire crews are fighting the Silver Fire located 15 miles south of Globe, Az on June 7, 2019. (Photo BLM Arizona)
Arizona

Silver Fire Mostly Contained

BLM fire crews are fighting the Silver Fire located 15 miles south of Globe, Az on June 7, 2019. (Photo: BLM Arizona)

GLOBE/WINKELMAN, Ariz. — The Silver Fire, near Globe, Ariz. is now mostly contained.

According to June Lowry, public affairs specialist for the Bureau of Land Management in Gila County, the fire was mapped at about 163 acres with minimal smoke in the area. The blaze was reported about 18 miles south of Globe about 1:53 p.m. June 6.

“They’ve got retardant surrounding the fire now,” said Lowry. “They are helicoptering in the crews because of steep terrain”