Paige Creek Fire final update: Fire activity is minimal

June 12, 2017 - 10:43 am


  • Santa  Catalina Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest
  • Latitude: 32 8 32.2   Longitude: 110 27 37.4 
  • In Paige Creek on the east side of the Rincon Mountains

Start Date:  June 7, 2017, 5:15 p.m.                      Size:  Approximately 1,064 acres    

Percent Contained:  90

Cause: Lightning

Vegetation:  Grass and brush

Summary:  The Paige Creek fire has been burning in grass on the east side of the Rincon Mountains. No growth occurred yesterday. Fire activity is minimal. Firefighters will continue to reinforce fire lines, patrol, and mop up any remaining hot sections of the fire. The fire will transition down to a type 4 Incident Commander today and will be managed at the district level.


  1. Provide for firefighter and public safety.
  2. Full suppression.

Resources Assigned:

  • Crews:  2 crews
  • Engines:  2
  • Water Tenders: 2
  • Miscellaneous Overhead

Fire Restrictions:  Stage 1 fire restrictions are in effect on the Coronado National Forest.

Fire Weather:  Hot, dry, windy conditions are expected today.

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