Major Arizona Incidents
Cat Fire (Wildfire)
on August 19, 2018 at 2:27 pm
The Cat Fire is at 0% containment and is in monitor status. Containment figures are calculated based on a fire's interaction with constructed or natural fireline. Since the Cat Fire never burned up to the constructed or natural firelines, no official containment was reached; however, there is little fire activity on the fire perimeter with only a few interior hot spots still burning. The fire remains within the initial planning area set by fire managers. The fire area remains closed as outlined in closure order 07-18-10F# Closure Order […]
Stina Fire (Wildfire)
on August 19, 2018 at 2:20 pm
Fire managers from Rob Roy Williams Central West Zone Type 3 Team shadowed staff from Mike Uebel's Type 3 team yesterday in preparation of the transfer of command form Uebel's Type 3 Team to the Central West Zone Team that became effective at 0600 this morning. Personnel on the Stina Fire continued mop up and suppression repair work yesterday and will continue with those actions again today. If conditions are favorable, crews will conduct a burn out operation in the southwest corner of the fire today to get the fire to containment lines. The fire area remains closed in the area outlined in Closure Order 07-18-11F# Closure Order 07-18-11F#. […]
Sonoita-Elgin Fire Season – 2017
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