Nearly 200 firefighters battled a wildfire in the Tonto National Forest near Superior in central Arizona Tuesday. The fire was reported to have burned 3,157 acres of brush, manzanita and oak and was moving rapidly up steep slopes in the mountains.
The federal Incident Information System, website reported that fire managers expected to the fire to increase in activity Tuesday, spreading north and east.
It started Sunday afternoon from an undetermined source.
No other large, uncontained fires were reported burning in Arizona.
Fire restrictions remain in effect in most parts of the state.