OREGON WILDFIRES | NEW! | JUNE 27 2017

OREGON STATE WILDFIRES

In Today’s fire news, there is one previously reported and one new wildfire that has sparked overnight.  Thank you for reading our post!

NEW!

#HorseCross

Vale District, BLM. 6 miles NE of Burns Junction. Brush and short grass.
Moderate fire behavior. 5,500 acres. 10% contained. 74 personnel.  22 engines.  $125,000 cost-to-date.

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED

#OakSprings0326RN

Prineville District, BLM. 1 mile North of Maupin. Short grass and brush. Minimal
fire behavior,   375 acres. 90% contained.  43 personnel. 1 crew. 3 engines. 2 helicopters. $100,000 costs-to-date.

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ARIZONA WILDFIRES | JUNE 23 2017

STATE OF ARIZONA

 

#3 RAIN FIRE – NEW!

This wildfire is on the Kaibab National Forest and about 5 miles SW of Tusayan.  Fire fuels include timber with active fire behavior.

There are 80 personnel along with 3 crews, 3 engine and 1 helicopter assigned.  $40,000 is the total for suppression costs-to-date.*

303 FIRE

The 303 Fire is located 4 miles North of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area and South of the Carefree Highway, near the Intersection of I17 and Loop 303.  Fire fuels include hot and dry brush. This fire was ignited June 22nd @ 1400 hours.

1,150 acres. 0% contained.  There are 107 personnel. 3 crews. 5 engines. 2 helicopters.*

ANTELOPE VALLEY FIRE – NEW!

Per Arizona’s Dispatch Center, this wildfire was reported on Highway 89 A at mile marker 526.  Resources were dispatched at 1726 hours.  Limited fire details.*

BONI FIRE – NEW!

The Boni Fire was reported burning at the Gilson Wash today, dispatching resources at 1202 hours.  1 acre was destroyed.*

BOUNDARY FIRE – 12 miles North of Bellemont.

Moderate fire behavior with backing, flanking and torching.  Structures are still being threatened.

There are 13,464 acres burned with an 80% containment status.  332 personnel along with 5 crews, 13 engines and 4 helicopters are assigned to this incident.

Suppression costs today to date are $6.6 Million.*

BULL PEN FIRE – NEW!

The Bull Pen fire had fire resources dispatched at the crack of dawn.  Well, okay…kinda sorta.  This wildfire prompted Dispatch to send Coconino NF and RRRD fire crews out at 0005 hours to the Bull Pen Pit, where RRRD contained the fire to 16.5 acres.*

ENCINO FIRE

The Encino Fire is located 2 miles S of Sonoita, in the SE District and under management of the AZ Dept. of Forestry area.  Fire fuels include tall grass and brush.  Extreme fire behavior with running and spotting.  Structures are currently being threatened.   There are 1,289 acres with a 75% containment status alongside 137 personnel, 2 crews, 21 engines, 0 helicopters.

5 structures lost.*

FLAT FIRE – NEW!

Per Arizona’s CAD system, the fire is located NW of Hondah Casino where 0.06 acres of grass has been burned. Fire resources were dispatached at 1123 hours.*

FRYE FIRE –  Coronado NF. 9 miles West of Swift Trail Junction.

Moderate fire behavior with single-tree torching, backing and creeping. Structures being threatened.

Earlier Friday morning, there had been 17,833 acres scorched with a 10% containment but by this evening, more acreage had been burned bringing the total to 21,335.  There are 842 personnel assigned along with 21 crews, 33 engines and 7 helicopters.

Total fire suppression and containment costs have reached a total of $6.7 Million.*

June 19 Water drops over the fire, view from La Cienega area.

Highline Photo (Courtesy: Inciweb)

HIGHLINE FIRE

This wildfire is located on the Tonto NF, about  8 miles North of Payson.  Fire behavior is minimal with creeping and smoldering.    Friday’s evening update is showing a total of 7,198 acres destroyed with a 92% containment status. 421 personnel are still assigned along with 5 crews, 15 engines and 3 helicopters.

Total suppression costs are $14.4 Million.* Note: This is the last update for this wildfire.*

Fire Wrapped Cabin

Fire wrapped cabin. (Courtesy: Inciweb)

LAVA FIRE – NEW!

The Lava Fire resources were dispatched on Friday around 1320 hours to a wildfire burning on US 93 and mile marker 148.  10.75 acres were destroyed.  Limited fire information.*

LEE FIRE – NEW!

The Lee Fire is located in McNary, where 0.1 acres of pine litter have been destroyed. Fire crews responded at 0923 hours.*

MAGGIE FIRE – Phoenix District Office.  BLM.  6 miles North of Black Canyon City. Tall grass, brush and timber.  There are 1,400 acres scorched with a 90% containment status.  11 personnel are on-scene with 3 engines.

Total cost-to-date is $660,000.*

ORO RANCH FIRE – NEW!

The Oro Ranch Fire began earlier Friday morning around 0651.  It was located at the Oro Ranch and Baca Float.  Limited fire information.*

RAIN FIRE – 5 miles SW of Tusayan

The Rain Fire is  located SW of the Grand Canyon airport on the Tusayan Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest.  The started  on June 21, 2017 around noon from an unknown human cause that is currently under investigation.

This photo was taken from the Red Butte Lookout, and it shows the Rain Fire on June 21.

Photo taken from the Red Butte Lookout. (Courtesy: Inciweb)

Fire fuels include pinyon-juniper woodlands. 154 acres. 80% contained.  Fire conditions are hot, dry and windy.  Firefighters are in mop up operations.

80 personnel.  3 crews.  3 engines.  1 helicopter.   A small amount of smoke is visible from the Red Butte Lookout.*

RIDGETOP FIRE – NEW!

The Ridgetop Fire was reported as burning on Highway 260 and mile marker 285.  Per their CAD system, fire resources were dispatched at 1417 hours. 0.2 acres of grass were consumed. Limited fire information.*

TRAIL #3 FIRE – NEW!

Per Arizona’s CAD system, fire resources were dispatched around 1051 hours to 301 – 9018 N for a wildland fire.  FRD has lined this fire.*

Photo of active fire burning after a drip torch operation to prevent spread of fire; photo provided by Hawk Thul

Maggie Fire (Credit: Hawk Thul via Inciweb)

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ALASKA WILDFIRES | JUNE 22 2017

STATE OF ALASKA

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EAST FORK WILDFIRE | 15 miles NE of Soldotna

Incident Summary

The East Fork Wildfire was ignited by lightning on June 15, 2017, around 1825 hours.  It is burning on the Kenai Wildlife Refuge and at the East Fork of Moose River of a limited suppression area.

The fires column at initial attack

Fire column showing with an initial attack in progress. (Courtesy: Inciweb)

Fire Fuels

Fire fuels include black spruce and hardwoods.

Size Up

The fire has scorched 1016 acres as of June 23, 2017, but fire behavior is considered to be minimal and smoldering.  Though there has been no rain over the fire, it has been cool positive RH.

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ARIZONA WILDFIRES | JUNE 22 2017

STATE OF ARIZONA

Fire Facts:  The majority of wildfires are burning in both Arizona and New Mexico.  As of today’s date, there have been 27,943 wildfires in the United States with 2,577,417 acres destroyed versus 2016’s 23,862 fires and 1,969,965 acres.

And, things are beginning to dry out even more.  Furthermore, lightning strikes are igniting many of the wildfires while some are human-caused.

303 FIRE (NEW!) – 4 miles North of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area.

This wildfire is South of the Carefree Highway and North of the Phoenix Sonoran Preserve near the Intersection of I17 & Loop 303.  Fire fuels include hot and dry brush. This fire was ignited today @ 1400 hours.

1,150 acres. 0% contained.

BOUNDARY FIRE – 12 miles North of Bellemont.

Moderate fire behavior with backing, flanking and torching.  10,344 acres. 42% contained.  Structures threatened.

ENCINO FIRE – 2 miles S of Sonoita

The Encino Fire is located in SE District in the AZ Dept. of Forestry area.  Fire fuels include tall grass and brush.  Extreme fire behavior with running and spotting.  Structures are currently being threatened.   1,289 acres. 60% contained.   5 structures have been lost.   293 personnel.  6 crews. 39 engines. 3 helicopters.

$13.2 Million CTD.

FRYE FIRE –  Coronado NF. 9 miles West of Swift Trail Junction.

Moderate fire behavior with single-tree torching, backing and creeping. Structures being threatened.   17,833 acres. 10% contained. 831 personnel. 21 crews.  36 engines. 7 helicopters.

$5.8 Million CTD.

June 19 Water drops over the fire, view from La Cienega area.

Highline Photo (Courtesy: Inciweb)

FREEZE 2 FIRE – San Carlos Agency. BIA. 2,832 acres. 70% contained. 110 personnel. 2 crews. 3 engines. $4.4 Million CTD.**

HIGHLINE FIRE – Tonto NF.  8 miles North of Payson.

Minimum fire behavior with creeping and smoldering.   6,840 acres. 92% contained. 608 personnel. 8 crews. 35 engines. 5 helos.

$13.2 Million CTD.

MAGGIE FIRE – Phoenix District Office.  BLM.  6 miles North of Black Canyon City. Tall grass, brush and timber.  Minimal fire behavior with 90% containment.  11 personnel.  3 engines.

$660,000 CTD.

R-14 FIRE – Fort Apache Agency. BIA.  3 miles South of Cedar Creek. Timber.  Human-caused and is under investigation.  Minimal fire behavior with smoldering.

750 acres. 80% containment. 120 personnel. 5 crews. 1 engine.

$400,000 CTD.

RAIN FIRE (NEW!) – 5 miles SW of Tusayan

The Rain Fire is a newly reported fire that is located SW of the Grand Canyon airport on the Tusayan Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest.  The started today from an unknown cause.  Fire fuels include pinyon-juniper woodlands.

154 acres. 40% contained. 80 personnel. 1 helicopter. 3 engines. 1 dozer and 2 crew.

Smoke can be seen from the Grand Canyon National Park, Highway 164 and the town of Tusayan.  Firefighters will hold the fire line and continue with mop-up operations.

SNAKE RIDGE FIRE – 9 miles NW of Clintswell (previously reported)

The Snake Ridge Fire is burning in a remote area on the Coconino National Forest, about 9 miles NW of Clintswell and about 10 miles SW of Happy Jack.  The fire was caused by lightning, called in by the Baker Butte Lookout on May 19, 2017.

15,333 acres. 100% contained.  IMT 4. 20 personnel.

Photo of active fire burning after a drip torch operation to prevent spread of fire; photo provided by Hawk Thul

Maggie Fire (Credit: Hawk Thul via Inciweb)

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ARIZONA WILDFIRES | June 20 2017

STATE OF ARIZONA

Due to the high volume of wildfires, we are combining all incidents into one single post for each State.  If the fire is new and has considerably high amounts of fire activity, we will post it separately and add it later to this list.

HIGHLINE FIRE – Tonto NF.  8 miles North of Payson.  6,634 acres. 76% contained. 1,181 personnel. 27 crews. 66 engines. 7 helicopters. Moderate Fire behavior with backing, creeping and smoldering. $10.9 Million CTD.**

June 19 Water drops over the fire, view from La Cienega area.

Highline Photo (Courtesy: Inciweb)

FRYE FIRE –  Coronado NF. 9 miles West of Swift Trail Junction.  10,896 acres. 16%

Aerial view of the Frye Fire column

Frye Fire (Courtesy: Inciweb)

contained. 738 personnel. 22 crews. 25 engines. 7 helicopters. Active fire behavior with uphill runs, flanking and group torching. Structures are under direct threat. $3.8 Million CTD.**

BOUNDARY FIRE – 12 miles North of Bellemont. 8,213 acres. 30% contained.  381 personnel. 6 crews. 14 engines. 4 helicopters. Moderate fire behavior with flanking, torching and backing.  Structures under threat. $5.3 Million CTD.**

FREEZE 2 FIRE – San Carlos Agency. BIA. 2,832 acres. 70% contained. 110 personnel. 2 crews. 3 engines. $4.4 Million CTD.**

R-14 FIRE – Fort Apache Agency. BIA.  3 miles South of Cedar Creek. Timber.  Human-caused and is under investigation. Minimal fire behavior.  829 acres. 146 personnel. 4 crews. 8 engines. 2 helicopters. $350,000 CTD.**

MAGGIE FIRE – Phoenix District Office.  BLM.  6 miles North of Black Canyon City. Tall grass, brush and timber.  Minimal fire behavior with creeping and smoldering. $500,000 CTD.**

Photo of active fire burning after a drip torch operation to prevent spread of fire; photo provided by Hawk Thul

Maggie Fire (Credit: Hawk Thul via Inciweb)

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CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES | JUNE 19 2017

STATE OF CALIFORNIA

Here are the wildfires for Monday, June 19, 2017.

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BOGUS FIRE

The Bogus Fire was reported on June 19, 2017 by CAL Fire which is burning off of Ager Beswick Road and Crest Lane and South of Copco Lake in Siskiyou County.

There is 56 acres burning with a containment status of 60%.^

HIGHWAY FIRE

The Highway Fire is burning on the Sequoia National Forest, about 5 miles SW of Bodfish.  The fire has consumed 500 acres of tall grass and brush.  Its fire behavior remains as extreme and has a 0% containment status.

There are 370 personnel attached alongside 13 crews, 17 engines and 6 helicopters.

Costs have reached $500,000 to date.%

LAKE FIRE

The Lake Fire is located 1 mile NE of Castaic and on the Angeles National Forest. There have been 800 acres of chaparral and tall grass destroyed.  Its fire behavior has dropped to minimal that is now creeping and smoldering with a 20% containment status.

Photo Credit:  Angeles NF

Lake Fire. (Credit: Angeles NF)

There are still 465 personnel assigned to this fire incident along with 15 crews, 25 engines and 3 helicopters.

Fire suppression and containment costs have topped out at $400,000 to date.^

SMILEY FIRE

CAL Fire has reported that the Smiley Fire started on June 18th @ 1510 hours from an unknown cause which Law Enforcement officials are currently investigating.  The fire is located North of Moreno Valley in Riverside County.

There are currently 3 engines assigned to patrolling and improving containment lines to the 100% contained wildfire but resources soared to 9 firefighters, 3 engines and 2 water tenders.

There was one minor injury reported.

No structures were damaged.

Incident Cooperators include:  AMR, CAL FIRE/Riverside, CAL FIRE/San Bernardino, CAL FIRE/San Diego and Riverside County Fire Department. ^

TRELLIS FIRE

The Trellis Fire is North of Lake Elsinore and State Highway 74, near Trellis Lane in Riverside County has been reported as 100% contained, leaving 26 acres destroyed by an unknown cause.

The fire was reported on June 18th around 1603 hours.

Resources from CAL Fire – Riverside, CHP, City of Corona FD, Murrietta FD, Riverside County FD and Riverside County Sheriff Office were dispatched along with 45 firefighters, 12 engines, 1 truck and 3 overhead personnel.

There were no civilian or firefighter injuries reported.

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CALIFORNIA | ZERMATT FIRE | NEW!

WRIGHTWOOD, CALIFORNIA

Incident Summary – A fire is burning on Zermatt Drive and Pacific Crest Drive in Wrightwood, California, that started from an unknown cause on Saturday, June 17, 2017.  The vegetation fire is moving fast and has scorched 10-15 acres of land so far.

Resources – The Santa Bernardino County FD is assisting the Angeles NF along with CAL Fire BDU with fire suppression and containment.  Additional resources and equipment are on order.

Evacuations – Mandatory evacuations are in effect for Pacific Crest Drive between Zermatt & Lone Pine.

Weather – Fire weather is currently 84*F with 14% relative humidity (RH).  Fire images can be found on Bloomsky’s web cam. (Copyrights prevent us from publishing current fire photos)

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UTAH | BRIAN HEAD FIRE | NEW!

BRIAN HEAD FIRE

SOUTHERN UTAH

Incident Summary – A newly reported wildfire called the Brian Head fire is burning in an unknown location in Southern Utah.  The fire has reached 20 acres with a 0% containment.

Date Started – The fire was reported on Saturday, June 17, 2017, from an unknown cause.

Road Closures – SR-143 is currently closed from milepost 15 to Parowan.

Evacuations – Residents in the south end of Brian Head are being asked to go to the Brian Head Ski Resort or leave the mountain.

Social Media – We are working to gain additional details about this fast growing fire and will update as soon as new information has been received.  You can also follow us on Twitter @nwfireblog and on our Facebook Page.  #UTwildfires2017 #BrianHeadFire

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NEW MEXICO | CAJETE FIRE | NEW!

SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST, NM

Community Meeting will be held on Saturday, June 17 at 1800 hours @  the Jemez Mtn. Baptist Church at 6 Riverview Ct., Jemez Springs.

INCIDENT SUMMARY

Location

A wildfire is burning 8 miles NE of Jemez and NE of Jemez, as well as West of the Los Alamos Highway on the Santa Fe National Forest, New Mexico.

RESOURCES

Fire Staffing

A Type 1 IMT is Command. 300 personnel are attached.

Equipment

There is currently 3 Type 1 Crews, 5 Type 2 crews, 9 engines, 1 dozer, 2 water tenders, 2 Type 1 helicopters, 1 Type 2 helicopter, and 1 Type 3 helicopter.

FIRE CONDITIONS

Fire Behavior

The fire has exploded overnight to 1,315 acres and has a high rate of spread (ROS) and is said to be burning on both sides of Highway 4  (Southern Boundary).  Fire behavior also has increased with now 6″ flame lengths.

It is also burning in the footprint of the Las Cochas Fire that destroyed 63 structures and 156,000 in 2011.

There is a 0% containment status.

EVACUATIONS

About 70 structures are under direct threat with evacuations of homes and one lookout tower are now  in effect.

COST-TO-DATE

Fire Suppression

Fire Suppression costs have reached almost $1 Million and is currently sitting at $900,000 but are expected to increase even more.

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We are using the following hashtags for this wildfire. #CajeteFire #NMwildfires2017

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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.

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