Pinchot Fire – Arizona – Update 5

Updated 2115 Hours PDT

The Pinchot Fire was caused by lightning and ignited a fire in the Dick Hart Ridge area, approximately 8.5 miles SE of Clints Well, Arizona on 8/29/2016.

Smoke plume during burn operations (Rose/USFS)

Pinchot Fire (Courtesy/Inciweb)

This is listed as a Type 4 Incident.

There are 60 personnel assigned to this incident.

It is currently burning naturally and at 2400 acres of prescribed fire burn to a max  of 5000 acres.

(c) 2016 The #NWFireBlog