#PaigeCreekFire in Rhicon Mtns | Arizona | New!

CORONADO NATIONAL FOREST, ARIZONA

PAIGE CREEK WILDFIRE

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.

Resources

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.

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