Wittmann – The “Smokehouse Fire” has grown to 500-acres after starting Sunday morning.
Winds continue to push #SmokehouseFire. Fire is 500 acres & is burning quickly through desert vegetation. Multiple aircraft, hand crews, & engines are working to stop forward progress. #AZFire #AZForestry #Wittmann #MaricopaCounty pic.twitter.com/rBwzMJzPI6
— AZ State Forestry (@azstateforestry) July 7, 2019
The fire is burning approximately 41 miles northwest of Phoenix. According to Arizona State Forestry officials, no structures are being threatened at this time.
Multiple aircraft and 2 tankers were called in to assist with the fire.
#SmokehouseFire 🔥 unofficial, automated update.@AZStateForestry; ~8mi WSW of Morristown, AZ. ⚠️ DO NOT USE FOR SAFETY PURPOSES – See officials instead. May be incorrect; disclaimers in images. pic.twitter.com/1luVaUn9CT
— Wildfire Bot (SW) – Unofficial🔥🤖 (@SWFireBot) July 7, 2019