§ Black Mesa Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests
§ Coconino County, Arizona
§ 16 miles west of Heber, AZ and 4 miles north of Forest Lakes
Start Date: June 02, 2017 Percent contained: 10%
Size: Approximately 2500 acres Personnel Assigned: 239
Cause: Lightning Growth Potential: Moderate
Vegetation: Ponderosa pine and mixed conifer with litter and understory
Summary: Fire crews will patrol and hold burnouts along existing roads and dozer lines. Continue to utilize air resources at the confluence of Long Tom Canyon and Chevelon Canyon and scout for holding features. The operational period objective will focus and work towards fire containment while providing for firefighter safety.
Structures Threatened: None
Resources Assigned: 5 Type 1 Interagency Hot Shot crews, 2 Type 2 Hand Crews, 4 Type 1 helicopters, 2 Type 3 helicopter, 2 Type 3 Engines, 8 Type 6 Engines, 2 Dozers, 3 Water Tenders, Miscellaneous Overhead, and 2 Air Attack aircraft.
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o Arizona Fire Restrictions: http://firerestrictions.us/az/
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o Wildfires Near Me: http://www.wildfiresnearme.wfmrda.com/