June 16, 2012
DC-10 after making drop on Poco Fire at sunset
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Story updated Monday, June 18, 6:00 a.m.
The Poco Fire was first reported Thursday, June 14, in the early afternoon. It is six miles northeast of Young, AZ. At last report it had consumed 3,200 acres of ponderosa pine in extremely rugged and remote terrain. A camp tour was conducted for community members of Young. Approximately 40 people attended.