Clearing skies during the day will bring more smoke, with southwest winds blowing it northeast towards Winslow and the Hopi reservation. Smoke impacts in the Blue Ridge communities, Winslow, and the Hopi Reservation will be moderate during the day. Air quality will worsen at night for the Blue Ridge communities. The weather pattern should stay the same for the next few days. Visit the InciWeb link below for more air and smoke information.
Smoke production from the Tinder Fire will increase with the hotter, drier air under the high pressure area building over the fire. The fire will continue to produce smoke as remaining pockets of unburned fuel and burning logs and stumps within the fire perimeter continue to burn out. A change in wind direction today will push smoke toward Winslow and the Hopi reservation. Smoke impacts in the Blue Ridge communities will be unhealthy for sensitive groups, and will be moderate for Winslow and the Hopi Reservation.
Yesterday the evacuation order for the Blue Ridge communities was lifted and residents returned to their properties. For additional information call the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office at 928-213-2990 or 928-679-8393.
The Tinder Fire has grown to an estimated 11,420 acres and is zero percent contained. The cause of the fire is unknown and still under investigation. The Tinder fire started April 27, about 1.5 miles northeast of Blue Ridge Reservoir on the Coconino National Forest. Resources include 559 personnel, including 15 crews, six helicopters, 40 engines, three dozers, 10 watertenders and overhead.
The Reservoir Fire is burning in the Blue Ridge Reservoir. The fire is approximately 138 acres with 85 percent containment. Crews continue to monitor fire, the fire is expected to stay within current fire perimeter.
Blue Ridge Reservoir will be closed to the public through the weekend.
The Reservoir Fire is burning in grass and pine in the Blue Ridge Reservoir. The fire is approximately 138 acres with 85 percent containment. Crews continue to monitor fire. Blue Ridge Reservoir will be closed to the public through the weekend.
Total Personnel: 120
2 engines, 1 water tender, 1 dozer, 1 type 2 IA crew, 1 type 2 crew on scene.
The Reservoir Fire burning in grass and pine in the Blue Ridge Reservoir. The fire is approximately 138 acres and estimated to be 30 percent contained. Crews successfully burned out along fireline and will continue to hold and monitor fire. Blue Ridge Reservoir continues to be closed to the public.
Crews completed burnout operations today. Some smoke impacts expected along the Mogollon Rim until fuels burn out. Blue Ridge Reservoir still closed to the public.
Approximately 120 firefighters are working on the Reservoir Fire located at C.C. Cragin (aka Blue Ridge) Reservoir. The fire is under investigation and began yesterday (June 6) on land south of the reservoir boat ramp.
Current estimates put the fire at approximately 138 acres. Containment projections will be available after today’s operational period. There are several private residences north of the fire, but no evacuation orders have been issued at this time.
Approximately 90 firefighters have responded to the human-caused Reservoir Fire located at C.C. Cragin (aka Blue Ridge) Reservoir, which began earlier this morning as a 10-acre fire on unincorporated private land south of the boat ramp.
Current estimates put the fire now at 100 acres. Several private residences northeast of the reservoir are threatened, of which two were occupied and self-evacuated. The Moqui Lookout Tower was also evacuated as a precautionary measure.
The Reservoir Fire is burning on the Blue Ridge Reservoir, near the Coconino National Forest. Approximately 10 acres are burning in grass and timber on private land, surrounded by the National Forest.
Motor vehicle access to C.C. Cragin (aka Blue Ridge) Reservoir is currently restricted for firefighting operations on a 10-acre wildfire which began this morning on the south side of the reservoir across from the boat ramp.