This is what I posted last night on the other thread and the last report. Nothing new this morning.

There’s some good pictures of the fire behavior on the FB post along with a map 10

This morning
Bear Fire AZ - Update
No acreage information has been released from the BIA Forestry & Wildland Fire Management - Fort Apache Agency as of this morning. The last updated acreage was 520 acres as of last night. Per crews the fire started to lay down into the evening as crews were scouting points of access. This morning an Air Attack was ordered currently assigned to the incident:
AA, Lead, 1 T3 Helo, 2 LATs T-107, T-132

As we get more information from crews and the BIA we will provide more updates

Of note… This fire is burning in the Flying V Fire burn scar from last year (2023)
Here’s a link to the Flying V Inciweb

Editing to add that wildcad hasn’t been updated since last night’s 520 acres

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Bureau of Indian Affairs, Wildland Fire Management News Release
Contact: Candy Lupe, Public Information Officer, (928) 205-5752
June 9, 2024, 3:00 p.m.

Bear Fire

Bear Fire Summary
Location: 5 miles sw of Cibecue, AZ
Fire Cause: Undetermined, Under Investigation
Fire Size: 520 acres
Fuel Type: Pinyon-Juniper, Grassland
Containment: 0%
Resources: Air Resources, 2 Type 1 Crews, 2 Type 2IA Crew, 1 dozer, 1 Type 6 Engine
Fire start: Saturday, June 8, 2024

Summary: Yesterday, air resources were utlilized to slow the progress of the Bear Fire. Fire activity was low overnight allowing retardant lines to hold. This morning, air resources completed retarndant lines around the fire. Fire crews will take advantage of weather conditons and will look for opportunities to conduct direct fire tactics.

The White Mountain Zone Type 3 Incident Management Team under the leadership of Ben Plumb, Type 3 Incident Commander will assume command of the fire at 0700 a.m. on Monday, June 10, 2024.

Closures: The G-3 and G- 4 roads are closed.

Safety: The health and safety of firefighters and the public are always the number one priority. Wildfire smoke may impact Cibecue and the White Mountain communities. The public is encouraged to take precautionary measures.

Announcement: The Fort Apache Indian Reservation is in Stage 1 Fire Restrictions year around. This means that campfires are not allowed outside of designated campgrounds. Smoking is also not allowed outside of an enclosed vehicle or building. Fireworks are always prohibited.

If you have any questions regarding the Bear Fire, you can call Candy Lupe, Public Information Officer at (928) 205-5752 or you can log onto BIA Fort Apache Fort Apache Agency’s Facebook page.