Crews working to contain Lion Fire north of Lake Pleasant

Posted at 10:56 PM, Jun 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-29 14:00:30-04

A 125-acre wildfire continues to grow near Lake Pleasant.

The Bureau of Land Management said the Lion Fire started around 5 p.m. and grew from three acres to 125 acres in less than a day.

An ABC15 viewer said she was taking out her trash near 99th Avenue and Jomax when she saw the blaze and called 911.

The fire is located on the south of Crown King. northwest of Black Canyon City and north of Lake Pleasant.

On Tuesday, several air tankers dropped fire retardants, and crews continued to monitor and attempt to contain the blaze overnight.

There are no structures threatened at this time.