Area Closure

The Bradshaw Ranger District has expanded the Goodwin Fire area closure on Wednesday, June 28th at 6:00 am.  The area affected follows the Prescott NF boundary along State Hwy 69 on the East and North sides, then State Highway 89 on the West, and as far south as Walnut Grove across to Cleator.  All campgrounds and recreation opportunities in this area will be closed to the public as a precautionary measure to ensure public safety and to allow safe travel for those involved in the Goodwin Fire.   

Community meeting tonight at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Safford Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest 7 miles southwest of Safford, AZ

Start Date: June 7, 2017   Cause: Lightning   Size: 9100 Acres   Operational Objectives Completed: 16%

Vegetation: Timber, brush and heavy downed timber from the 2004 Nuttall Complex

Resources Assigned: 415 Persons, 15 Engines, 14 Crews, 6 Helicopters, 1 Dozer, 5 Water tenders, and Miscellaneous Overhead

Location: Safford Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest 7 miles southwest of Safford, AZ

Start Date: June 7, 2017              

Cause:  Lightning      

Size: 696 acres            

Containment: 0%

Vegetation: Timber, brush and heavy, downed timber from 2004 Nuttall Complex fire.

Resources Assigned 190 persons: Engines 10, Crews 5, Helicopters 3, Dozer 2, Excavator 1 and Miscellaneous Overhead

Subscribe to RSS - Area Closure