Highlights: This will be the last update for the Fish Fire, unless something substantial occurs that warrants further updates. Fire activity has lessened with incoming monsoonal rains. Fire growth is expected to be very minimal.
Operations: Resources will remain in the area to monitor for any major changes and assess environmental rehabilitation and repair needs.
Evacuations: No evacuations at this time.
Weather: Monsoonal activity is forecasted to continue in the general area for the next four days with a 70% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms throughout the remainder of the week.
Closures: Area closures are in effect surrounding the fire. The boundary starts at the junction of National Forest System Road (NFSR) 24 and NFSR 25, then following generally in a northwesterly direction along NFSR 25 to the junction of the Black River, then follows the Black River and National Forest System Trail (NFST) 61 east to the junction of NFST 66 (Bear Creek Trail), then follows south along Bear Creek Trail to the junction of NFSR 24, then follows west then south along NFSR 24, back to the point of beginning at its intersection with NFSR 25. View a closure map at: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8160/
Restrictions: The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests will lift Stage II Fire and Smoking Restrictions this Friday, June 24th at 6:00am, learn more at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/asnf/alerts-notices/?aid=73318
Information related to fire restrictions across public and private land can be found at: https://ein.az.gov
Smoke: An interactive smoke map at fire.airnow.gov/ allows you to zoom into your area to see the latest smoke conditions.
- Acres: 3,704
- Containment: 50%
- Total personnel: 16
- Start Date: June 10th, 2022
- Cause: Lightning/Natural
- Location: 20 miles SW of Alpine, AZ
- Fuels: Mixed conifer, medium logging slash