Hyde Fire Update

Contact: Debbie Maneely, Telephone (928) 443 8130

PRESCOTT, AZ - The Hyde Fire which was reported on Wednesday, June 3, 2009, is currently 235 acres. The lightning caused fire is located near Camp Wood, approximately 2 miles south of Hyde Mountain (T16N, R6W, S4) and is being managed for resource benefit by 30 fire personnel.

Forest visitors are asked to avoid the area and not use FS Road 95A, 95B, and 95C due to fire activity, equipment and traffic. Smoke is expected to be visible in the area through the weekend.

As always, public and firefighter safety is our top priority. For current information on fire restrictions or wildfires visit www.fs.fed.us/r3/prescott or call the Prescott National Forest fire information line at Telephone (928) 777 5799.