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Incident Summary – A new fire has been reported in Arizona on the Bureau of Land Management on the Phoenix District, located 6 miles N of Black Canyon City and Maggie Mine Road area, West of I-17.

The fire started on June 18, 2017, from an unknown cause.

Fire Conditions – Fire fuels of tall grass and timber have been scorched leaving 1400 acres devastated.  There is a 0% containment status.  Fire behavior is moderate.

Personnel from the Daisy Mountain FD is assisting with other resources reports the forward progression has been stopped.

Fire Fuels – Fire fuels are grass and shrub.

Resources – There are 175 personnel from the U.S. Forest Service, Daisy Mountain Fire and Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (was assisting with evacuations).

Threats – Structures are currently under threat.

Evacuations – Evacuation orders have been lifted.

Cost-To-Date – Fire suppression and containment costs have reached $500,000 and are rising.


(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog – Updated 1350 PDT – 6/19/2017 (Monday)

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