#TenderfootFire Reaches 90% Containment – June 16, 2016

Updated 2300 Hours PDT



Tenderfoot Fire by BLM Phoenix Dist

(Credit:  BLM – Phoenix District)

Incident Summary

The #TenderfootFire started on June 8th @ 1515 Hours from an unknown human-caused ignition which is still under investigation.  The fire is located NE of Yarnell in Arizona.


Personnel has been reduced down to 135 personnel along with an overhead crew and support members assigned to this incident.  Command has moved from an IMT4 to an IMT3 with IC Rob Roy Williams.

Resources include:  1 Hot Shot crew, 1 Type Initial Attack crew, 10 Engines, 1 Air Attack Fixed Wing Aircraft Platform, 2 Light and 1 Heavy Helicopters, 1 Bulldozer and 2 Water Tenders.

Tenderfoot image by NOAA

Image of the Fire only 1 week ago. (Credit: NOAA)


The incident is still in Unified Command with AZ Dept of Forestry & Fire Management, BLM and Yarnell Fire District.

Fire Operations

Fire crews will continue to patrol and monitor the perimeter for any hot spots.

The fire has consumed 4,087 acres and crews have successfully reached  a 90% containment.

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