WITTMANN, Ariz. (FOX 10) - The Smokehouse Fire is 400 acres and 50 percent contained. The flames sparked up near 339th Ave. near the town of Wittmann.
Arizona State Forestry crews brought in a plane Sunday to drop slurry on the flames from above.
#SmokehouseFire #Wittmann has been GPS’d at 400 acres w/ 50% containment. More than 100 fire personnel assigned to the fire which started yesterday, & fueled by winds, quickly spread through tall grasses. The fire is human caused. #MaricopaCounty #AZFire pic.twitter.com/kQbKePmoXU— AZ State Forestry (@azstateforestry) July 8, 2019
The winds and tall grass make it challenging for the crews to get a handle on it. The fire isn't threatening any structures.
Officials say the fire is human-caused.