Active US Wildfires | PM Update | June 16, 2017

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ALASKA

AMERICAN CREEK FIRE   NEW!

SW Area Forestry. AK DOF. 9 miles SW of Ophir. Short grass and hardwood litter.

Min fire behavior. 12,945 acres. 0% contained. 0 resources assigned. $15,000 CTD.**

EAST FORK FIRE

4.5 miles N of Sterling Highway and burning in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, on the Kenai Peninsula. Started 6/15/2017 @ 1830 hours.  Lightning caused. Spruce and hardwood fire fuels.

780 acres. 0% contained. 19 personnel. **

KHOTOL FIRE  NEW!

Galena Zone. 45 miles SW of Galena.

Min fire behavior and smoldering. 490 acres. 0 resources assigned. $2,000 CTD.**

LITTLE YETNA   NEW!

SW Area Forestry. AK DOF. 28 miles NE of Shageluk. Short grass and hardwood litter.

Min fire behavior. 16,514 acres. 0% contained. 0 resources. $5,000 CTD.**

LOCKWOOD FIRE  NEW!

Galena Zone. 11 miles S of Shunghak. Timber and brush.

Short runs. Min fire behavior with smoldering and creeping. 22,345 acres. 0% contained. 0 resources. $7,000 CTD. BLM.**

SOUTH FORK SALCHA  NEW!

Fairbanks Area Forest. AK DOF. 22 miles NE Big Delta. Timber.

Min fire behavior with smoldering and creeping. Structures threatened. 8,400 acres. 0% contained. 0 resources. $17,000 CTD. **

TALKEETNA RIVER FIRE  NEW!

Mat-Su Area Forestry. AK DOF.  55 miles NW Talkeetna. Short grass and brush.

Min fire behavior with smoldering.  967 acres. 0 contained. $10,000 CTD.**

ARIZONA

BOUNDARY FIRE

7 miles NW of Flagstaff.  NE Side of Kendrick Mtn. Coconino / Kaibab NF.  Started 6/1/2017. Lightning caused.

Moderate fire behavior with backing, flanking and torching. 6,278 acres. 15% contained. 395 personnel. 7 crews. 15 engines. 3 helicopters. Structures threatened.**

FLYING R FIRE

SE Patagonia. Started 6/14/2017 @ 1200 hours. Moderate fire behavior with backing, creeping and smoldering.

2,270 acres. 75% contained. 120 personnel. 2 crews. 15 engines. $200,000 CTD.**

FREEZE 2 FIRE

San Carlos Agency.  Bureau Indian Agency (BIA) + San Carlos Apache Tribe. 50 miles E – NE of San Carlos.  Near Freeze Mountain. Lightning caused.

2,832 acres. 55% contained. 263 personnel. 4 crews. 5 engines. 4 helicopters. $3.6 Million CTD.**

FRYE FIRE

N side of Mt. Graham. Coronado NF.  Started 6/7/2017.  Lightning caused.

588 acres.  0% containment. ICT 3.  162 personnel. Moderate fire behavior with wind-driven runs, flanking and creeping.**

HIGHLINE FIRE

Tonto NF.   Started 6/10 @ 12 am. Cause under investigation. Type 1 IMT.

Active fire behavior with group torching, flanking, creeping. 4,258 acres. 35% contained. 1,069 personnel. 24 crews. 64 engines. 11 helicopters. $4.3 Million CTD.**

LIZARD FIRE

Coronado NF.  2 miles SE of Dragoon.  Started 6/7/2017 @ 1530.  Lightning caused.

Moderate fire behavior with creeping and backing. 15,214 acres. 80% contained. 365 personnel. 4 crews.  16 engines. 8 helicopters. $5.6 Million.**

PINAL FIRE 

7,193 acres. 95% contained. 74 personnel.**

RUCKER FIRE

Coronado NF.  Douglas Ranger District. 6/7/2017 start date. Lightning caused.

1,130 acres. 75% contained. 116 personnel. 4 crews. 3 engines. 1 helo. $595,000.**

SLIM FIRE

Apache-Sitgreaves NF. 16 miles W of Heber.  3,241 acres.

90% contained. Timber and closed timber litter. 118 personnel.  3 crews. 3 engines. 1 helo. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering. $2.9. Million CTD.**

ARIZONA DISPATCH CENTER  NEW!

Anderson Fire  | Resources dispatched 2041. Located Cherokee Road in Mescal.

Griffith Fire | Dispatch time: 1536.  Located at I-40 and MP 34. 0.4 acres.

Hughes Fire | Dispatched at 1503  Located at SR 87 and MM 199.

Lapham Fire | Resources dispatched at 1446 hours. Located at Hwy 71 @ MP 86 in Augila. 2.1 acres.

Lowell Fire | Dispatched @ 1358 hours. Located on Clark Road in Flagstaff. 1 acre.

R-14 Fire | Resources dispatched @ 1332 hours. Located on Hwy 73 and MP 324 on the Apache Reservation on White Mountain.

Hackamore Fire | Dispatched @ 1205 hours.  Located on Hwy 88 and Apache Trail. 0.25 acres.

Hillside Peak Fire | Dispatch time @ 1147 hours. Hillside.  25 acres. 5-2 Engine 561 dispatched.

Falcon Fire | Dispatched at 0756 hours. On Hwy 79 ad MM93.

Papago  Fire | Dispatch time @ 0723 hours. I-9, MM 54.5, KM 87.6.

PRESCOTT DISPATCH CENTER  NEW!

Topeka Fire | Dispatched @ 1535 hours. I-40 MM34. 0.25 acres. Fire under control.    

PHOENIX DISPATCH CENTER    NEW!

Reef Fire | Resources dispatched @ 1454 hours. Hwy 87, MM 202. 0.1 acres.

SHOW LOW DISPATCH CENTER   NEW!

Krook Fire | Dispatched @ 1453 hours. Krook Campfire Site #1.  0.1 acres.

R-14 Fire | Dispatched @ 1324 hours. 500 acres. Pinyon and grass. Resources dispatched: D-1-7, E5241, E5262, E5264 and E5267.

Spring Fire | Dispatched @ 0857 hours.  Located at Woods Cyn Lake. Logging, slash and pine. 0.25 acres.

CALIFORNIA

AMPHITHEATRE FIRE  NEW!

Sequoia National Park. 1/2 mile S of Amphitheatre Point. Car fire spread upslope. Grass fire fuels.  100% contained.

Law Enforcement Agencies responded from Sequoia and Kings Canyon NFs, National Park Services.  Fire resources from CAL Fire – Tulare County.**

CANYON FIRE

11000 Block / Mias Canyon Rd., Banning (Riverside County). Reported @ 1134 hours on 6/15/2017.***

KING FIRE

Tulare County. Off of Hotsprings Rd W x Community of California Hot Springs. 135 acres. 70% contained. Started @ 6/13/2017 @ 1700 acres.

212 personnel. 20 engines. 10 crews. 1 helicopter. 2 water tenders. 2 minor injuries. Cooperators:  Tulare County FD and Tulare County Sheriff’s Office.***

NUEVO FIRE

Hansen Avenue X Nuevo Road in Nuevo (Riverside County). Brush fire.

28 acres. 70% contained. Forward progression stopped. Started 6/15/2017 @ 1551 hours. 140 personnel. 2 helos. 1 AA. 1 Helitender. 4 Airtankers. 3 Fire crews.  Incident cooperators:  CAL Fire – Riverside Co., Riverside Co. FD, City of Hemet FD, Mumeta Fire Protection District and Pechanga FD.***

REED FIRE

Off of Reed Valley Rd x N of Wilson Valley Road. Riverside County. 2 miles SW of Chinese Camp. Tuolumne County.  Aguana Community. Started 6/13/2017 @ 1721 hours.***

ANGELES EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS CENTER   NEW!

Bear Fire | Dispatched @ 1354 hours. 16321 Placentia Canyon Rd.  Resources dispatched:  SO 37, RD 14, P5K2, AR-0501, BC 32 (@1445).

CLEVELAND NATL FOREST   NEW!

Jardine Fire | Mutual Aid request. Dispatched @ 1635 hours. Range 800, Case Springs Lake. Resources deployed:  Palomar HS, CANSO Crew 2, Div2, E21, E25, E320, E326, E37, H301, H538, PV 24.

Mountain Fire | Mutual Aid request. Dispatched @ 1453 hours. Grand Avenue and Macy Street.

FEDERAL INTERAGENCY COMM CENTER   NEW!

Mustang Fire | Dispatched @ 1820 hours. NB I-5 @ Oak Hill. Resource deployed:  P5K 2A6.

Deercrest Fier | Dispatch time @ 1646 hours. 1015 Deercrest Drive in Devor. PNK2, AZ1502 dispatched.

Bear Spring Fire | Dispatched @ 1539. Located on Bear Spring Rd and Strawberry Peak off of Lookout Road.

SIERRA NATL FOREST   NEW!

Hwy 168 / 180 Fire | Dispatched @ 1823 hours. No fire details.

Snyder Fire | Dispatched @ 1613 to 5868 Double Eagle Rd. No fire details.

YREKA INTERAGENCY COMM CENTER    NEW!

Bigflat Fire | Dispatched @ 1602 hours. .1 acre.

LOS PADRES NATL FOREST   NEW!

Shore Fire | Dispatched @ 1551 hours to 70202 Jolon Road. Resources assigned BC12, LPF Crew3, LPF E15 4×4 and E16 4×4.

REDDING INTERAGENCY INTERAGENCY COMM CENTER     NEW!

Thirty One Fire | Dispatched @ 1324 hours to Wyeott.

ASH MTN DISPATCH CENTER   NEW!

Amphitheatre Fire | Dispatched @ 1315 hours (Resource E72). Grass and brush. 0.1 acres.

COLORADO

DEAD DOG FIRE

10 miles N of Rangely.   Under in same Fire command as the HUNTER FIRE.

17,731 acres. 95% contained. 305 personnel. 7 crews. 10 engines. 2 helos. IMT2. $1.5 Million CTD.**

CRAIG INTERAGENCY DISPATCH CENTER   NEW!

Confluence Fire | Dispatched @ 1555 hours.  Kremmling Wood Plant.  Dispatched resources:  CO-GYRX-108.  4 acres.

FT. COLLINS INTERAGENCY DISPATCH CENTER   NEW!

Magnolia Fire | W Magnolia Hill.  Dispatched @ 1334 hours. 0.1 acres.

Tapper Creek Fire | Dispatched @ 0938 hours.  Dave Wood Rd and 1/10 mile on V60 Rd. 0.1 acres.

PUEBLO INTERAGENCY DISPATCH CENTER   NEW!

Hwy 160 Fire | Rio Grande County, near South Fork.  Dispatched @ 1335 hours. Out at 1340 hours. 0.10 acres.  Human caused.

Buck Gulch Fire | Jefferson County on South Platte Road in Buck Gulch.  Abandoned campfire with log outside of fire. Dispatched @ 1242 hours. Contained/control/out at 1353 hours.

GEORGIA

WEST MIMS FIRE

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.  7 miles E of Fargo.  152,515 acres (no change). 99% contained. 67 personnel. Zero Fire behavior.**

NEW MEXICO

BONITA FIRE

N of El Rito Ranger District.  9 miles N of Canon Plaza and 16 miles NE of Canjilon.  Carson NF.  Started 6/3/2017.

Moderate fire behavior with long-range spotting, short crown runs and short tree torching. 4,700 acres. 75% contained. 165 personnel. 4 crews. 10 engines. 1 helo.  $845,000 CTD.**

CORRAL FIRE

Started @ 1900 hours on 6/14/2017.  2.5 miles W of FR150.

Moderate fire behavior with creeping and backing. Burning on W Flank of the 2015 Moore Fire. 6, 620 acres. 0% contained. 33 personnel.**

EL CAJETE FIRE

Ruby Ole area. Bennett Lane. Sierra Los Pinos NF. Cox Ranch. Valles Cadera area. USFS. Cause unknown.

Resources dispatched @ 1046 hours. 3 heavy Air Tankers on order. 2,500 acres. Structures threatened. Evacuations of Ruby Hole, Bennette Lane, Sierra Los Pinos, Cox Ranch and Valles Caldera were in effect.***

GRAVEL FIRE 

Gila NF.  Bear / Whitewater.  Snow Lake area  FR 119, FR 28 and FR 1535. Burning in Baldy fire scars.  Started 6/9/2017.

Min fire behavior.  1,860 acres. 0% contained. 39 personnel. 2 crews. 2 engines. 0 helos. $30,000 CTD.**

MONUMENT FIRE

Lincoln NF. Burning on ridge of Sacramento Mountains on Sacramento Ranger District. 8 miles SW of Weed and 4 miles NE of Timberon. Burning in remote location. Lightning caused.

100 acres. 20% contained. **

ROUND FIRE  NEW!

Active fire behavior with flanking, backing, creeping, torching and smoldering. 4,303 acres. ICT3. 103 personnel.**

STRAW FIRE

Gila NF.  35 miles NW of Mimbres. 2,500 acres. 0% contained.  Min fire behavior with wind-driven runs, creeping and backing. 1 personnel. 0 other resources. $5,000 CTD.***

TEACHER FIRE 

Minimal fire behavior. 3,555 acres. 20% contained. 1 crew. 3 engines. $30,000 CTD.**

TEXAS

COUNTY 7 ROAD FIRE

Texas A&M Forest. 8 miles SW of Claude. Private land. 404 acres. 100% containment. 1 person. $1,000 CTD.***

*** Previously reported fires. No updated info.

Sources:  Fire Agencies, CADs, Social Media.

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog – 0020 Hours PDT 6/17/2017

 

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