- Thursday June 23rd, 2011 :: 12:42 p.m. MST
Brush fire in Heber area, Hwy 377 at Hwy 277 Junction. Fire crews are on scene. Go to www.wmicentral.com for more info
A new fire has broken out near Heber-Overgaard. Shelly Neely with the Heber-Overgaard Fire Department said the fire that started this morning at the SR 277/377 junction and is about 30-acres in size.
She said the reports of the fire came in at approximately 9:53 a.m. prompting a response by the Forest Service.
According to Neely, Heber-Overgaard fire crews and Forest Service personnel are tackling the fire and air strikes are on the way.
The fire is burning in cedar, brush and grass in predominately hilly terrain
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
According to ADOT State Route 377, NS-bound from mile post 0.0, at SR 277 to mile post 33.70, at SR 77 is now closed.
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