Posted: 7/24/2016 - 8:22 am
The Fuller Fire is approximately 65 percent contained and is estimated at 14,385 acres.
Yesterday: Fuller Fire personnel supported the North Rim fire program by responding to a one-acre lightning fire located 3 miles west of the Grand Canyon North Rim entrance station.
Today: The Point Imperial and Cape Royal Roads are open to the public starting at 8:00 a.m. today. Visitors may drive to these majestic lookout points, but the trails in the fire area will remain closed for public and firefighter safety. Drivers on these roads will pass through the fire area. Please only stop your vehicle and exit at the parking areas at the end of...
Posted: 7/24/2016 - 4:41 am
The Point Fire is lightning-caused wildfire on Munds Mountain approximately 3 miles east of Sedona, Arizona. The 200 acre wildfire is in rugged terrain in the Munds Mountain Wilderness, making it difficult to access. Helicopters with buckets and ground crew flown into the site are working to suppress the wildfire.
Smoke, and sometimes flames, have been highly visible from Sedona, SR 179, SR 89A, I-17, and throughout the Verde Valley. Munds Mountain and ...
Posted: 7/23/2016 - 5:48 pm
The Coco Fire started on Friday, July 22, 2016 due to lightning.The initial start of the fire covered 15 acres and is located 6 miles southeast of Tusayan near the junction of Forest Road 302 and 2719.
At this time, the wildfire will be monitored and managed to allow it to spread across and consume the dry fuels in an effort to restore the landscape. As those fuels burn, the fire will put smoke up in the air, but the southwesterly winds will be pushing that smoke to the northeast during the initial drying trend before any monsoon moisture comes into the area.
Posted: 7/23/2016 - 10:44 am
The Baldwin Fire is burning in the Rodeo/Chediski burn area, 3 miles south of Heber-Overgaard. The fire is approximately 120 acres and 10 percent contained.
Fire Area received significant moisture. The Baldwin Fire is not a threat to the communities of Heber and Overgaard. However, smoke from the fire may be visible from the community at times, and smoke may drift into Heber, Overgaard, Forest Lakes, Highway 260 and surrounding areas throughout the weekend. The fire is bound by major Forest Service system roads at this time.
The Black Mesa Ranger District had 8 additional lightning caused fires burning on the district. The Horse Fire and the Rice fire are 20 acres each. The Daze...
Posted: 7/23/2016 - 9:46 am
The Fuller Fire is burning at Point Imperial at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. The fire is approximately 14,385 acres and estimated at 65 percent contained.
Yesterday: Over an inch of rain fell across the majority of the fire Friday afternoon. However, fire managers continued to actively monitor internal smoldering to the north and west of the fire. Crews worked to remove hazards along Cape Royal and Point Imperial Roads in anticipation of
Today: Drier conditions may increase smoldering and natural fire spread to the west and north as ecological benefits continue. Crews will be working to remove remaining safety hazards along...