U.S. Active Wildfires by #Hashtag | Monday, July 26, 2016

2016 Wildfires in the United States

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Here are the current and contained (some) wildfires for Monday, July 26th gleaned from various sources and merged into one easy-reading post!  If we have missed any and you have a Tip, please let us know by reaching out to us on Facebook or Twitter.

Firefighter burning out the dry grasses reducing fuels

A Firefighter works to reduce fire fuels. (Credit: USDA Forest Service/Brandon Oberhardt)

ALASKA

#BreakCreekFire –  51 Miles SE of McGrath:  1,033 acres. 0 Personnel/resources due to fire out.  $31,000 CTD.

#McHughFire – 2 Miles SE  of Anchorage:  778 acres. 35% contained. 267 Personnel. 8 crew. 1 engine. 2 helicopters. 0 structures lost. $2,900,000 CTD.

Tahoe Hotshots on the McHugh Fire

Tahoe Hotshots on the McHugh Fire. (Source: Inciweb)

ARIZONA

#BaldwinFire – 3 Miles South  of Heber-Overgaard:  276 acres. 10% contained. 24 Personnel.

#BlackPeakFire – 3 Miles NW of Ruby:  2500 acres. 0%.  32 Personnel. 1 crew. 2 engines. 1 helicopter. 0 structures lost. $10,000 CTD.

#CocoFire – Forest Road 302 and 2719:  300 acres. . 0% contained. 35 Personnel.

#ElkFire – 5 Miles NW of Pinetop:  375 acres. 0% contained. 28 Personnel. 0 crews. 4 engines. 0 helos. 0 structures lost. $8,000 CTD.

#FullerFire – North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, near Point Imperial:  14,385 acres. 38% contained.  270 Personnel.

#JuniperFire – 10 Miles South of Young:  30,631 acres. 100% contained. 11 Personnel.

#PeaksFire – 10 Miles North of the Tonto Basin Visitor Center in the Four Peaks Wilderness Area, Tonto National Forest:  427 acres. 96% contained.  55 Personnel.

#PointFire – Munds Mountain Wilderness Mesa / 2.5 Miles East of Sedona:  191 acres. 70% contained. 27 Personnel.

#RimFire – 32 Miles NE  of San Carlos:  134 acres. 0% contained. 10 Personnel. 0 crews. 1 engine. 0 helos. 0 structures lost. $5,000 CTD.

#SunflowerFires – Near Sunflower Flat West of White Horse Lake close to the junction of Forest Roads 747 and 14:  2 fires. 25 total acres. (Sunflower-24 ac and Ike-1 ac). 0% contained. 30 Personnel.

Chinook CH-47D Type 1 helicopter used for bucket work on the Point Fire and Triple 7 Fire, July 25, 2016

Chinook CH-47D Type 1 Helicopter on the Point Fire. (Credit: Christina Montiel, Red Rock RD, USFS Coconino NF)

CALIFORNIA

#CollierFire – Off Collier Drive / Humboldt Drive / Rancho Tehama:  11 acres. 100% contained. 0 Personnel/Resources due to the fire out.

#FranklinFire – Cummings Skyway & Franklin Canyon, 6 Miles SE of Rodeo: 40 acres. 75% contained.

#GolfFire – South of Chico (Butte County):  22 acres. 100% contained. 0 Personnel/Resources due to fire out.

#RoblarFire – Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base:   1,245 acres. 96% contained. 35 Personnel.  1 crew. 3 engines. 0 helos. 0 structures lost. $1,900,000 CTD.

#SandFire – 1 Mile South of Santa Clarita: 37,701 acres. 10% contained. 2,988 personnel.   64 crews. 296 engines. 26 helos. 18 structures destroyed.  $8,800,000 CTD.

#SobranesFire – Near Big Sur (Monterey County): 23,500 acres. 10% contained. 2,982 personnel.  64 crews.  296 engines. 14 helos. 6 Air tankers.  60 dozers.  19 water tenders.  State of Emergency declared by the Governor. 20 residences and 2 outbuildings destroyed. 1650 homes under threat.

#SpringFire –  17 Miles South of Mammoth Lakes:  179 acres. 95% contained. 62 Personnel. 2 crews. 1 engine. 0 helos.  0 structures lost. $562,000 CTD.

Fire heads to the Via Princessa Area

The Sand Fire’s flames head towards the Via Princessa Area (Source: Inciweb)

COLORADO

#BeaverCreekFire – 24 Miles NW of  Walden:  26,067 acres.  12% contained. 268 Personnel.  4 crews. 24 engines. 3 helicopters. 5 structures lost. $13,200,000 CTD.

#BenchFire – 27 Miles North  of Rangely:  750 acres. 20% contained. 40 Personnel.  1 crew.  4 engines. 1 helicopter. 0 structures lost. $20,000 CTD.

Holding the line on the Beaver Creek Fire (Credit: Mike McMillan)

IDAHO

#MileMarker14 / #MM14 – 5 Miles East of Boise:  4,306 acres. 100% contained. 109 Personnel.

#PioneerFire –  5 Miles North of Idaho City:  4,602 acres.  32% contained. 853 Personnel. 27 crews. 21 engines. 10 helos.  0 structures lost.  $4,500,000 CTD.

Mile Marke 14 Fire

Fire exploding on the Mile Marker 14 Fire. (Credit: Patrick L. Schneider)

MONTANA

#BlueLakeFire – 10 Miles SW of Ennis:  8,000 acres. 20% contained. 181 Personnel. 6 crews. 18 engines. 6 helicopters.  0 structures lost. $50,000 CTD.

#PoleAndFineFires – 15 Miles SW of Ennis, MT in the Gravelly Mountains:  88 acres. 5% contained. 2 Personnel.

7/24/16 aerial view of burnout operations on west flank of Blue Lake Fire

Burnout Operations on the Blue Lake Fire (Source: Inciweb)

NEW MEXICO

#BlackRangeComplexFires – 65 Miles West of Truth or Consequences:  4,297 acres. 10% contained. 61 Personnel.

#CorazonPeakFire – Unknown Area:  1,300 acres. 100% contained.  11 Personnel. 0 cerws. 3 engines. 0 helos.  0 structures lost. $5,000 CTD.

#MarshFire -10 Miles East of Watrous:  2,600 acres. 93% contained. 18 Personnel. 0 cerws. 5 engines. 0 structures lost. $100,000 CTD.

#McClureFire – 3 Miles NE of McClure Reservoir and 2 miles east of Hyde Memorial State Park within the Pecos Wilderness portion of the Watershed:  7.6 acres. 50% contained.

#Westhall2Fire – 5 Miles SE of Arabela:  3,339 acres. 59% contained. 97 Personnel. 4 crews. 2 engines. 0 helos. 0 structure lost.  $84,000 CTD.

#WhitmireFire  – 30 Miles South  of Animas:  500 acres.  21% contained. 4 Personnel. 0 crews. 1 engine. 0 helos. 0 structures lost. $2,000 CTD.

Cooney Fire Fire crews using hand igintions 7/16/2016

Cooney Fire on the Black Range Complex Fire. (Credit: Noah Daniels)

OREGON

#RattlesnakeFire – 10 Miles NE of Warm Springs:  8,000 acres. 20% contained. 181 Personnel.  6 crews. 18 engines. 6 helicopters. 0 structures lost. $50,000 CTD.

#Scott CanyonFire – Prinville District/BLM:  33,587 acres. 100% contained. 0 resources/personnel due to fire out. $400,000 CTD.

Dark smoke in the Granite Creek drainage.

Cliff Creek Fire (Source: Inciweb)

SOUTH DAKOTA

#WarCreekFire – 15 Miles SW of Pierre:  619 acres.  95% contained. 23 Personnel.  0 crews. 7 engines. 0 helicopters. 0 structures lost. $60,000 CTD.

No Drone Zone

No Drones in Fire Zones. Seriously.

UTAH

#ChoiceCherryFire – 10 Miles NW of Callao:  1,868 acres. 75% contained. 34 Personnel. 1 crew. 2 engines. 0 helos. 0 structures lost. $598,000 CTD.

#LowerEbbsFire – 4 Miles South of Scipio:  5,068 acres. 25% contained. 320 Personnel.  8 crews.  11 engines. 4 helicopters. 0 structures lost.  $600,000 CTD.

#WestAntelopeFire -Unknown Area:  15,088 acres. 100% contained.  57 Personnel. 2 crews. 2 engines. 0 helos.  0 structure lost. $600,00 CTD.

Image showing a smoke column from a wildfire with a highway in the foreground

Lower Ebbs Fire. (Credit: FS)

WYOMING

#ArdenFire – Near Shell Reservoir and Lake Adelaide:  553 acres.  45% contained.  137 Personnel.

#CedarDraw2Fire –  20 Miles North of Gillette:  3,744 acres.  35% contained. 228 Personnel. 9 crews. 14 engines. 5 helicopters.  0 structures lost. $600,000 CTD.

#CliffCreekFire –  15 Miles East of Hoback:  14,629 acres.  10% contained. 660 Personnel.  16 crews.  22 engines. 8 helicopters. 1 structure lost. $5,300,000 CTD.

#HatcheryFire – 7 Miles NE  of Ten Sleep:  2,775 acres. 60% contained. 278 Personnel. 6 crews. 14 engines. 3 helicopters.  0 structures lost. $1,100,000 CTD.

#LavaMountainFire – 20 Miles NW of Dubois:  6,860 acres. 0% contained. 643 Personnel. 14 crews.  41 engines. 6 helicopters. 0 structures lost. $5,200,000 CTD.

#ShoshoneLakeFire – 15 Miles W of Lander:  38 acres. 100% contained.

Hatchery Fire

Hatchery Fire (Source: Inciweb)

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