Emergency Bulletins

  • Posted: 6/24/2017 - 12:50 pm

    Incident Overview

    The O RO Ranch fire, which was reported the morning of June 23,2017, is currently burning in grass and timber, located on private land owned by the O RO Ranch. The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management in cooperation with the land owner is providing resources to maintain fire near existing acreage. Minimal smoke is visible from this fire. No structures are at risk.


    Basic Information

    Current as of 6/24/2017, 12:37:04 PM
  • Posted: 6/24/2017 - 12:42 pm

    Incident Overview

    A lightning strike ignited the Bar X Fire on June 21, 2017. The Bar X fire lies within the planning area of the Frye incident. Action is being taken to confine and contain the fire with assets assigned to the Frye Fire.

    The Bar X Fire is being managed by the Southwest Area Type 2 Incident Management Team 3.

    Basic Information

    Current as of 6/24/2017, 12:37:10 PM
    Incident Type Wildfire
    Cause ...
  • Posted: 6/24/2017 - 10:14 am

    Name: Boundary Fire

    Reported: June 1, 2017

    Cause: Lightning

    Containment: 80%

    After heavy smoke in Flagstaff on Friday, the area got

    Size: 14,854 acres Resources: 332 personnel Containment increases, Flagstaff gets a break from heavy smoke

    a reprieve early today. The air this morning was cleaner than expected in the most-populated areas of the region.

    While Flagstaff got a Saturday reprieve, areas south of the fire in Williams and elsewhere near Interstate 40 were hard-hit with smoke. The region as a whole will continue to be affected over...

  • Posted: 6/24/2017 - 9:19 am

    Location: Safford Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest; 7 miles southwest of Safford, AZ

    Start Date: June 7, 2017   Cause: Lightning   Size:  35,569 acres   Percent Contained: 29%

    Vegetation: Timber, brush and heavy downed timber from the 2004 Nuttall Complex

    Resources Assigned: 814, 29 Engines, 23 Crews, 10 Helicopters, 3 Dozer, 11 Water tenders, Miscellaneous Overhead 203

    Incident Commander: Alan Sinclair/ Dave Gesser, trainee with the Southwest Area Type 2 Incident Management Team 3

    Expanded Closure:...

  • Posted: 6/23/2017 - 12:21 pm

    Forest Service officials have implemented a second revision to the Highline Fire Public Safety Closure Order as of 4 a.m. Friday, June 23. The revisions are effective through 8 p.m. July 23, unless terminated sooner.

    All lands and trails South of the Mogollon Rim to the Highline Trail (Trail #31), from Dry Dude Creek to the unnamed drainage east of Ellison Creek, are closed. Additionally, the Highline Trail is closed from Dry Dude Creek to Ellison Creek.

    The purpose of the temporary Area Closure Order is to protect National Forest visitor and firefighter health and safety by eliminating the potential for the general public to enter the Highline Fire burned area due to potential snag...