Hi Hikers, well, we have our first trail-impacting forest fire of the season. The human-caused Fisher Fire was reported yesterday. Here's the forest service press release
April 14, 2013
Fisher Fire Facts
Date Reported: Saturday, April 13 at approximately 4pm
Size: Approximately 40 acres
Location: near Fisher Point approximately four miles south of Flagstaff and two miles northeast of Lake Mary Road and the Canyon Vista Campground.
Cause: Human caused, under investigation
Resources: Approximately 80 personnel including three hotshot crews, three engines, two water tenders, a dozer and several overhead
Closures: The Sandy’s Canyon Trail and Arizona Trail at Fisher Point have been temporarily closed.
Smoke will be visible from the Flagstaff area and will drift to the east; expect smoke to be noticeable in Walnut Canyon, I-40, and the Continental Country Club area.