Fire managers on the Kaibab National Forest continue to utilize the lightning-caused Bert Fire to enhance forest health, while actively protecting values in the area that include utility lines, highway corridors, private inholdings, archaeological sites and sensitive habitats.
Bert Fire Overview
Start Date: May 28
Location: Ten miles southeast of Valle on highway 180 near Ebert Mountain.
Current Size: Approximately 1787 acres.
Incident Command Team: Quentin Johnson Type 3