The Boulin Fire on the Williams Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest has grown to 756 acres benefiting forest health, reducing hazardous fuels, and improving protection of the communities within the urban interface.
The Saber Fire, a lightning-caused wildfire south of Turkey Butte lookout, is being allowed to burn and fulfill its natural role consuming forest fuels while firefighters keep it in check.
As warm temperatures and dry conditions endure, the 30 acre Boulin Fire on the Williams Ranger District is actively growing and is expected to continue spreading favorably over the next few days.
Coconino County and the city of Flagstaff are hosting an Open House to answer resident’s questions about potential flooding due to the Museum Fire.
The Open House will be at 5:30 p.m. August 5 in the parking lot of the Peak School campus on Spruce Avenue (2229 E Spruce Ave.).
The County’s Flood Control District and city of Flagstaff officials will be available to answer questions regarding flood risk, mitigation, flood insurance and public safety.
This will be the final update for the Museum Fire, unless there is a significant change in fire activity.
A local Type 3 organization assumed command of the Museum Fire at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. The organization, led by Incident Commander Preston Mercer, will continue to prioritize the safety of firefighters and the public, protecting values at risk including homes, communication sites, and recreation and cultural resources, while providing support with planning and evaluation of post-fire watershed impacts. The 1,961-acre Museum Fire is 82 percent contained and the cause is under investigation.