- Douglas Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest
- Latitude: 31 35 21.2 Longitude: 109 25 39.4
- North of Douglas , Arizona
Start Date: June 24, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
Size: Approximately 5,113 acres
Percent Contained: 90
Cause: Under investigation
Vegetation: Grass and brush
Summary: Today the focus will be to continue mop up, cold trailing and rehabilitation of the road system in the area of the fire. Resources are expected to begin to demobilizing from the Saddle Fire. The incident will be turned back over to the Douglas Ranger District at 6:00 a.m. July 1, 2017. This will be the final update unless a significant change occurs.
1.Ensure firefighter, public and aviation safety through clear concise leader's intent, work prioritization and implementation of doctrinal principles.
2.Protect or minimize threats and loss to all private property and other identified values at risk.
3.Effectively manage incident cost by planning strategies and tactics that have a high probability of success.
4.Maintain effective communication with all involved and participating partners.
- Crews: 1
- Engines: 1
- Helicopters: 1
- Water Tenders: 2
- Bulldozers: 1
- Grader: 1
- Miscellaneous Overhead
Fire Restrictions: Stage 2 fire restrictions are in effect on the Coronado National Forest.
Fire Weather: Dry and hot weather will prevail through Saturday with gusty afternoon winds each day mainly out of the southwest.
Closures: A temporary flight restriction has been issued, in the area over the fire, and will remain in place until further notice. This restriction includes “drones” or unmanned aerial vehicles. The public is reminded that “If you fly, we can’t!” Aerial fire suppression resources will be grounded if drones enter the restricted airspace, which could result in serious consequences.
For updates please see the Coronado National Forest Facebook page at http://facebook.com/CoronadoNF and/or Inciweb at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov