#PaigeCreekFire in Rhicon Mtns | Arizona | New!



Incident Summary

Lightning on the Coronado National Forest has sparked a wildfire on June 7, 2017, around 1715 hours on the east side of the Rhicon Mountains in Arizona.


There approximately 100 fire personnel assigned to this incident.

Resources have secured the anchor point, made progress up the flanks and should have full containment shortly.

Damage Assessment

Already, the fire has scorched 1,050 acres of grass but fire crews have reached a successful 60% containment status.

Fire Weather

Future weather is expected to be hot and dry, as well as possible thunderstorms with erratic winds making it more difficult for Fire personnel fighting this wildfire.

Social Media

We are using hashtags #PaigeCreekFire #AZwildfires2017

Follow us @nwfireblog (Twitter) and on Facebook.

Thank You Readership

We like to thank our readership in Countries: USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and Spain.  We are happy you have joined us and wish you safety wherever your day/night may take you.

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s