- 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 4,938 acres
Percent Contained: 80
Cause: Under investigation
Vegetation: Grass and brush
Summary: Firefighters made good progress on the north side of the fire yesterday. Today the east flank will be a priority. Suppression resources will continue to reinforce the edge and mop-up any hot sections that may threaten the fire line. Some resources assigned to this incident have been made available to assist with other fires in the area. No structures are currently threatened.
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: 6
- Engines: 4
- Helicopters: 1
- Water Tenders: 2
- Bulldozers: 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