Coconino NF: 3 Wildfires Managed as 1

UPDATED 5/26/2016 1845 PDT HOURS

Incident Summary

Three (3) Wildfires ignited by lightning strikes continue to burn on the Coconino National Forest and are now being managed by one (1) Incident Command as a benefit to its environment and restarting their ecosystems to become once-again, healthy.

#PivotFire - Courtesy: @inciweb

#PivotFire – Courtesy: @inciweb

Here are the three burning on the Coconino National Forest:

Cowboy Fire 

This fire is located (8) miles S of Flagstaff near Mile Post 331 and on the E side of I-17.   It started on May 17,2016.  It is currently at 2170 acres.  There are (1) Type 1 handcrew (Flagstaff Hotshots), (2) Type 3 and (2) Type 6 Engines and (15) other Personnel assigned to this fire.

Courtesy: @inciweb

#CowboyFire – Courtesy: @inciweb

Mormon Fire

This fire is located (6) miles E of Munds Park near Mormon Mountain.  The fire was ignited on May 15, 2016 and is currently holding at 1200 acres.  There (1) Type 1 crew (Mormon Lake Hotshots), (2) Type 2 Incident Attack Crews (Bear Jaw and the Coconino  Fuels Crew 4), (2) Type 3 and (3) Type 6 Engines, (1) Dozer and (20) additional personnel attached to this wildfire.

#MormonFire  Courtesy: @inciweb

#Mormon Fire – Courtesy: @inciweb

Pivot Rock Fire

This wildfire started on May 19, 2016 and is located (3) miles NE of junction of the Arizona State Highways 260 and 87 and (8) miles NE of Strawberry, Arizona.  It is currently at 1,000 acres.  There is (1) Type 2 crew (Blue Ridge Hotshots), (2) Type 3 and (3) Type 6 Engines, (1) Dozer, (1) Water Tender and (15) personnel assigned.


Fire Managers with the Coconino NF are managing all three (3) fires as one (1).

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