#PenaFire Ignites in Arizona | 1

 

PENA FIRE

Incident Summary

  • 6 miles West of Nogales, Arizona
  • East of Walker Canyon
  • South of Pena Blanca Lake
  • Coronado National Forest
  • Started May 15, 2017, around 1445 MST
  • Unknown cause

UPDATE 1 – 5/15/2017 – 1850 HOURS MST

Current Conditions

  • Active Fire behavior
  • 150+ acres destroyed of grass and brush
  • 0% containment status
  • Fire predicted with predicted weather for potential rapid ROS

Resources

  • Resources on Order
  • SWA Type 1 Team #2,  (6) Type 1 crew and (1) Type 3 helicopter

Weather Conditions

  • As of 1850 MST
  • 72*F temps
  • 21% RH
  • Winds at 19 mph
  • Forecasted Winds at 15-30mph w/gusts to 40 mph

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