The Reservoir Fire is burning on the Blue Ridge Reservoir, near the Coconino National Forest. Approximately 10 acres are burning in grass and timber on private land, surrounded by the National Forest.
Motor vehicle access to C.C. Cragin (aka Blue Ridge) Reservoir is currently restricted for firefighting operations on a 10-acre wildfire which began this morning on the south side of the reservoir across from the boat ramp.
Forest Road 751—the main forest road that leads to the reservoir—will be closed to vehicles at Rock Crossing Campground for public safety as firefighting equipment and personnel use the road.
Coconino National Forest firefighting personnel are assisting Arizona State firefighting personnel, as the fire began on unincorporated private land which falls under the jurisdiction of the state.
Current resources on scene include two Type 1 crews, one Fuels crew, five engines, one helitanker and one Type 3 helicopter, equaling approximately 77 personnel starting initial suppression on this fire.
Coconino National Forest and Arizona State Forestry resources are responding. No structures are threatened.
- Origin: Monday, June 6, 2016, approximately 8:00 a.m.
- Location: Blue Ridge Reservoir
- Size: 10 acres
- Personnel: 25
- Fuels: grass and Ponderosa Pine