The Tenderfoot Fire remains at 4,087 acres and is estimated at 95 percent contained. Fire crews reported no smoke over the Tenderfoot fire over the last several days. Resources will continue to patrol and monitor the perimeter of the fire for heat, and provide resources for “initial attack” for any new fires reported in the area.
The Tenderfoot Fire is approximately 80 percent contained and estimated at 4,087 acres.
This morning the management of the Tenderfoot fire transitioned from a Type 2 Interagency Incident Management Team to a Type 3 organization with Rob Roy Williams serving as Incident Commander under Unified Command with Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, Bureau of Land Management, and Yarnell Fire District.
Fire crews reported no smoke over the Tenderfoot fire yesterday. Crews worked the majority of the perimeter patrolling for heat, locating potential hazards, and rehabilitating fire lines. Those resources working Arrastre Creek, an area of previous concern to fire managers, were able to address any hotspots and will patrol again today to insure security for that portion of the fire’s perimeter.
The Tenderfoot fire is approximately 4,080 acres and is estimated at 40 percent contained. The fire growth has been minimal due to yesterday’s favorable weather conditions and cooler nighttime temperatures. The previous day’s aerial firefighting resources allowed ground fire crews to direct attack the fire on the northeast side.
The Tenderfoot Fire is estimated at 4.040 acres and is 30 percent contained. The fire growth has been minimal due to yesterday’s favorable weather conditions and cooler nighttime temperatures. Aerial firefighting resources allowed ground fire crews to direct attack the fire on the north side. Crews continue to patrol fire lines on the perimeter of the fire near Yarnell and along the east side of the fire.
Aerial resources have used 280,000 gallons of water and 250,000 gallons of fire retardant to fight this fire.
Update: The Red Cross shelter at the Yavapai college campus established for the Tenderfoot Wildfire evacuees earlier this week is now closing. Emergency Manager Denny Foulk contacted Red Cross volunteers to let them know the evacuations for those living east of the 89, Yarnell and Peeples Valley has been lifted.
The shelter is closing, but if anyone is still in need of assistance please call the Red Cross 24-Hour Emergency Services number at 1-800-842-7349 .
The Tenderfoot Fire is approximately 4040 acres and estimated at 10 percent contained.
Yesterday: Cloud cover and slightly higher humidity slowed fire growth over the last 24 hours. Fire crews improved existing fire lines between Yarnell and the fire and put indirect fire line along the east side of Highway 89 north from Yarnell. There was significant helicopter and air tanker activity throughout the day. Aircrews dropped water and retardant to slow fire growth to the northeast.