The SH Creek Fire was originally discovered on June 27, 2017 and put into a monitor status due to limited access, steep terrain and firefighter safety. Over the past couple of days the fire shifted direction due to passing thunderstorms causing it to spread toward U.S. Highway 191.
White Mountain Zone Type 3 Incident Management Team took command of the fire July 5, 2017 from the Clifton Ranger District.
|Current as of||7/6/2017 9:58:45 AM|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday June 27th, 2017 approx. 05:45 PM|
|Location||41 miles south of Alpine, AZ|
|Incident Commander||Chris Johnson WHITE MOUNTAIN ZONE TYPE 3 INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM|
|Incident Description||The Fire Is Burning 2 Miles North Of Rose Peak On The Clifton Ranger District|
|Estimated Containment Date||Tuesday July 25th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM|
Brush, timber, and tall grass
Observed fire activity included isolated torching, uphill runs, and backing fire.
Prep U.S. Highway 191 and structures at Rose Peak. Conduct burnout operations along the Highway.
|Projected Incident Activity|
The fire is projected to move in all directions.
Increased chances of thunderstorm activity producing gusty/erratic winds