#BertWildfire Burning on the Kaibib NF – June 2, 2016

Updated 6/3/2016 1930 Hours PDT

Bert Fire by A Gonzales USFS

Photo Credit: A Gonzalez, USFS

Incident Summary

A wildfire broke out on the Kaibib National Forest near the junction at Forest Service Road 114 and Highway 180, about 10 miles SE off of the Valle Community.

Started by lightning on May 28, 2016 at 1600 Hours, the fire has scorched 213 acres.  It is still deemed as active and being allowed to burn naturally.

At this time of writing, firefighters have successfully reached a 1% containment status.

Command

The Fire is being managed by ICT 3 Team Management Team Quentin Johnson and Mike Uebel.

Resources

As of today, there are 69 personnel assigned to the incident.

Fire Fuels

Fire fuels include:  Pinyon and juniper.

Social Media

We are using the following hashtags for this fire:

  • #BertFire
  • #AzWildfires2016
  • #FireStorms2016

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