Public Safety News | Overnight Trending Stories

November 7, 2017 | News from around the Nation of what is Trending and information gleaned from various sources.

SLC, UTAH.  A West Valley Police Officer was reportedly shot in the foot at an apartment complex Tuesday evening around 1900 hours.  It was stated by Police his injuries are not life-threatening. Info is still fluid and news media was reporting that it may have been a possible shooting between two suspects.  A large presence was at a nearby hospital in Murray where it was said both suspects arrived in a silver pickup at the front of the hospital bringing a large presence of police. [Code3 Alerts, Salt Lake City News]

WARM BEACH & CANNON BEACH, OR.  Multiple shark sightings were confirmed in both areas and signs  posted to area beaches, along with a message posted by both communities to warn swimmers, surfers and boaters. [Social Media]

EVER-CHANGING STATISTICS.  The Columbine HS mass shooting event stats was considered to be no longer the in the Top 10 Deadliest shootings in modern US History. [CNN]

MARYSVILLE, WA.  District Firefighters responded to a garage fire that was reported around 1845 hours.  Upon arrival, they found the structure to be fully engulfed. Mutual aid responded from nearby Cities, Everett, Getchell and Silvana. The Snohomish County Fire Marshal is investigating the cause.

MAPLE VALLEY, WA.  A fire broke out around 2030 hours in the 19400 block of the Renton Maple Valley Road SE in Maple Valley.  Engines, Tenders, Ladder trucks, Medic unit and the area regional REHAB unit responded to the house fire. No word on the cause.  3 people were dispatched.  Red Cross was called in to assist. [Scanner Feed]

HOLLYWOOD, CA.  A large fire broke out in a vacant combination one & two-story residential 4-plex with excessive interior storage said to be near Sunset Gower studios in Hollywood that was reported to be vacant.  It was located in the 1300 block of N Gordon Street.  An additional Task Force was requested around 2229 hours PDT by ‘Gordon IC’. Knockdown was completed around 2245 hours. A good stop by firefighters to two [residential] exposure buildings.  Fire cause and value of damage is unknown at this time but will be later released by the LAFD.  [CA Fire Scanner, KTLA, LAFD]

FRESNO, CA.  2 large fires broke out at an apartment complex in the area of 900 of E Divisadero and a house fire at the 200 block of S Madera Avenue in Kerman.  No word on the extent of the damage or status.  The fires were still burning at the time of this post (around 2230 hours PDT, Tuesday) [Fresno Fire PIO]

OSWEGO, OR. Oswego Firefighters Local 4773 (Oswego Fire District Protection District) is coordinating a relief effort with all donations going directly to the 24 families effected by a large fire that took place 1500 Light Road on November 6, 2017.  Firefighters are accepting gift cards, certificates and monetary donations.  Families can use these to purchase items that are necessities such as clothing, food and toiletries.  Some families lost more than others and will need additional assistance.  [Oswego FF Local 4773 Facebook Page]

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES KEY NOTE SPEAKERS.  The National Wildfire Suppression Association or NWSA for short has announced two great Keynote Speakers for their Conference that will take place on February 26 and 27, 2018.  Bruce Vincent’s There is Hope with Vision and the USFS Fire & Aviation Director Shawn LaGarza will be highlighted.  They will also have some great panels.  To learn more, go to their website – http://www.nwsa.us/2018-nwsa-conference.  [NWSA Facebook page]

OPERATION WARM.  Clark County Fire District 6 located in Vancouver, WA (IAFF 1805) is working to raise money to help “warm” kids by purchasing a little more than $5,000 worth of new coast for kids who need them in at least three Vancouver schools.  Want to help them achieve their goal?  You can find them on their Facebook page here  https://www.facebook.com/IAFFLocal1805/ [Clark Co Fire Dist 6 Facebook Page]

NEW WILDLAND FIRE VIDEO RELEASED. It’s showcasing some great #FireImages of men and women during the 2017 Fire Season in Western Washington State.  Photos are of those fire resources called into deployment.  Music Credit is Guadal Canal Diary – Where Angels Fear to Tread. [Washington State Fire, Stevens County Fire District 1 Facebook Pages]

MORE VIOLENCE IN SEATTLE.  Seattle Police responded to a call of a “man on fire” around 1900 hours in the area of the 4500 block of Leary Way NW.  A passerby extinguished the flames while waiting for Fire and Police to show up.  The man was transported to Harborview Medical Center (HMC) in Seattle where he is listed in critical condition. Police are asking for any tips or information to call the Homicide/Assault Tipline at 206-233-5000. [Seattle.gov]

AIRLINER ENGINE FIRE. News media began reporting around 2150 hours, a Hawaiian Airlines ferry flight from Paine Field (Everett) had an engine fire and landed safely at Sea-Tac airport (Seattle). The fire was out upon arrival. There were no passengers onboard, only crew members.  There were no injuries reported.  The FAA is investigating. [KOMO News, KIR0 7 News, Sea-Tac Airport]

FIRE MERGERS APPROVED.  In Kittitas County elections results, voters approved the Fire merger (Fire 8 Merger Resolution) of Kittitas County Fire Protection District 8 into Snoqualmie Pass Fire & Rescue, a Fire Protection District.

MOUNTAIN RESCUE TRAINING HELD.  NAS Whidbey SAR held some training today on the snowy slopes in the beautiful Pacific NW and practicing for mountain rescues.  With their many hours of training, they hone their rescue skills becoming the best-of-the-best.  They are used as resources for many SAR missions.  [NAS Whidbey SAR]

BULLETPROOFING STUDENTS.  One Florida school is selling bulletproof panels that can be inserted into students’ backpacks.  [CNN]

HEROES ON A MISSION.  6 Las Cruces Police Officers are headed to Puerto Rico to assist with #HurricaneMaria relief. [KFOX14 News]

FIREFIGHTER CANCER SPOKESMAN.  Former LA Fire Chief, Sandy Davis who spoke candidly about firefighter cancer has passed away.  He created a compelling video that focused on his own battle with cancer.  [Firehouse.com]

 

 

 

 

(c) 2017 NW Fire Blog

Active Wildfires | Large Incidents | July 18 2017

Large Wildfires Incidents is a post for any wildfire at 25,000 acres and over. Here our compiled list for Tuesday, July 18, 2017.  | These fire are across the United States.

FOUR SEASONS COMPLEX – Nevada

Photo of firefighter putting out a hot spot near the line.

East flank on the Four Seasons Complex fires

This complex consists of the Roosters Comb Fire  (218,380 acres. 100% contained) + 3 other Unnamed Wildfires. 

They are located 50 miles North of Battle Mtn in a remote and logistically challenging environment for fire crews.

The Cornucopia 4 Midge Fires are both in patrol status.

Snowstorm Fire’s behavior is active, running and flanking.  About 116,934 acres  for this fire alone has been burned.

A Firefighter walks in the black on the Roosters Comb Fire.

Collectively, this wildfire has scorched 155,502 acres and is 60% contained.  Fire behavior is moderate with smoldering and some active fire behavior in various areas.  606 personnel are assigned.  Lightning was the cause.

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BRIANHEAD FIRE – Utah

The Brianhead Fire has been burning for a very long time and has consumed up to 71,673 acres with a containment status of 96%.  It is located about 1 mile North of Brian Head in Utah.  There is still 79 personnel assigned along with 2 crews, 3 engines and 1 helicopter, though the fire has a minimal fire behavior.  26 structures have been completely lost.

The fire suppression and containment costs-to-date have reached an all-time of $36 Million.

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LONG VALLEY FIRE – California

The Long Valley Fire is located is about 2 miles North of Doyle, California and 50 miles North of Reno, Nevada.  Fire was wind-driven today with winds gusting up to 44 mph.  However, there was little to zero fire activity.

Very Large Air Tanker is dropping retardant on the Long Valley Fire

A VLAT (Very large air tanker) dropping some retardant on the Long Valley Fire

Approximately 83,733 acres have been scorched.  57% containment has been reached.  The fire started on 7/11/2017 from an unknown cause that is being investigated.  There are 896 personnel assigned along with 47 engines, 9 helicopters, 13 dozers, 15 water tenders and 25 crews.

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GARZA FIRE – California

The Garza Wildfire is burning near Avenal in California that began on an unknown cause on July 9, 2017.  48,889 acres have been burned but crews have reached a 97% containment status.

A California National Guard (CNG) helicopter sits in a LZ with a bambi bucket nearby on the Garza Fire, while another one takes off. (Credit: LACoFireAirOps)

There are still 625 personnel with 21 engines, 16 crews, 2 helicopters and 5 water tenders.

There has been 1 reported injury.  We are unsure if it is a firefighter or a civilian casualty.

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FRYE FIRE – Arizona

The Frye Fire is burning in the old burn scar of the 2004 Nuttall Complex Fire, which is located on both the North and South of Mt. Graham on the Safford Ranger District in the Coronado National Forest in Arizona.

Portable water tanks, commonly called pumpkins for their orange color and rounded shapes, are positioned near the summer homes on Mount Graham on July 4, 2017.

Pumpkins (portable water tanks) are placed strategically near summer homes as part of Fire crews tactics to protect structures aka structure protection on the Frye Fire.

There has been 48,443 acres destroyed but there is almost a line around the whole fire reaching today a 93% containment status.  There has been minimal fire behavior.

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Two firefighter trucks are stopped by a wall of flame crossing the highway

Stopped by a wall of flames on the Frye Fire.

ONAQUI MOUNTAIN COMPLEX – Utah

Lightning passed over the Onaqui Mountains on July 16, 2017 @ 1700 hours causing several wildfires under this complex.  No names have been given to the wildfires so we are collectively reporting on the complex only.  Fire fuels include Grass, sage and pinyon-juniper.

07/16/17

Onaqui Mtn Complex fire photo taken on 7/16/2017.

35,153 acres have been consumed but fire crews have successfully reached a 45% complete partially around the wildfire.  325 personnel are assigned.

This fire is burning on Utah’s Department of Forestry Forest State Lands.

 

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DETWILLER FIRE – California

CAL Firefighters and other Agencies are battling a firestorm about 2 miles East Lake of McClure (Mariposa County) in California.

The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office gathers for an Evacuation briefing. See the background of the fire storm behind Officers. (Credit: TCSO)

The town of Mariposa is in the process of evacuating the whole town with up to 1,500 structures currently under direct threat.

Structure protection in effect for the town of Mariposa, California. (Photo Credit: Novato Fire District)

25,000 acres have been scorched while the wildfire is racing out-of-control to nearby towns.  There is a 5% containment reached by fire crews.

Evacuations are in effect.  Red Cross has several shelters open.

There are 1,405 personnel assigned along with 217 engines, 35 crews, 9 airtankers, 11 helicopters, 35 dozers and 26 water tenders.

The fire is burning near the Central California Reservoir.

Fire behavior has been reported as extreme and aggressive with active crowning, short-range spotting and uphill runs.

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Active Wildfires | Great Basin Area | July 16 2017

Not only are many States more drier than ever, some are literally burning up the landscapes all around us and becoming large fire incidents.  Here is our compiled list for the States of Nevada and Utah.

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Hotshots travel the fireline as they begin thier day.

Hotshots traveling up the fireline beginning their day on the Brianhead Fire. It is not easy being a wildfire firefighter. (Courtesy: Inciweb)

Brianhead Fire.  1 mile North of Brian Head, UT.  71,673 acres. 95% contained.  355 personnel. 7 crews. 9 engines. 1 helo. 26 structures destroyed. $34.8 Million CTD.

Cornucopia Fire.  32 miles SW of Owyhee, NV.  1,523 acres. 25% containment. 73 personnel. 1 crew. 14 engines. 1 helo.  $50,000 CTD.

Long Valley Fire.  (also reported on the CA wildfires post).  50 miles North of Reno, NV. 51,750 acres. 24% contained. 533 personnel. 14 crews. 39 engines. 7 helicopters. 5 structures lost. $3.4 Million CTD.

MM 155 Fire.  21 miles SW of Winneamuca, NV.  11,789 acres. 15% containment. 173 personnel. 5 crews. 11 engines. $500,000 CTD.

Roosters Comb Fire.  25 miles North of Battle Mtn, NV.  218,380 acres. 90% contained. 362 personnel. 3 crews. 16 engines. 5 helicopters. $3.5 Million CTD.

Snowstorm Fire. 50 miles North of Battle Mtn, NV.  IMT also managing Cornucopia and Roosters Comb fires. 60,000 acres. 5% containment. 142 personnel. 6 crews. 5 engines. $500,000 CTD.

Summer Fire.  10 miles North of Wells, NV.  1,250 acres. 80% contained. 201 personnel. 7 crews. 9 engines. 1 helo. $75,000 CTD.

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#BrianHeadFire | Utah | 2

BRIAN HEAD FIRE

SOUTHERN UTAH

Incident Summary – A fire broke out on June 17, 2017 around 1215 hours from an unknown human caused ignition that is still under investigation. The fire is still burning on lands administered by the Brian Head Town in Iron County and the UT Department of Forestry, Fire and State Lands Divisions.

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

Current Conditions – Fire behavior is minimal currently but 71,673 acres has been destroyed. There is an 85% containment status.  Fire crews will continue to put out hot spots, improve lines around the fire perimeter; suppressing and rehabbing other areas.

Resources – There are 560 personnel on this incident along with 15 hand crews, 20 engines, 3 dozers and 3 helos (1 Type 1, 1 Type 2 and 1 Type 3).

Sunset at the Brian Head Fire ICP East in Panguitch

ICP East in Panguitch. (Photo Courtesy: Inciweb)

Closures – The Dixie National Forest is still and will remain closed.

Evacuations – All evacuation orders have been lifted.

Social Media – Follow us on Twitter @nwfireblog and on our Facebook Page.  #UTwildfire2017 #BrianHeadFire #UT

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U.S. ACTIVE WILDFIRES | JUNE 30 2017

Thank you for reading our U.S. Active wildfires post.  All wildfires we are tracking are listed by the wildfire name.  Don’t see a wildfire on our list?  Please give us a shout!

Bell Fire | 12 miles S of Mosquero, New Mexico | NM State of Forestry

6/29/2017:  Active fire behavior with uphill running, wind-driven runs.  6/30/2017:  Moderate fire behavior with single tree torching and is creeping.  800 acres. 55% containment.  15 personnel.  2 engines.  $30K CTD.

Bonita Fire | 16 miles NE of Canjilon, New Mexico | Carson NF

Timber, brush and short grass fuels.  7,495 acres. 95% contained. 101 personnel.  1 crew.  4 engines. $5Million CTD.

Brianhead Fire | 1 mile N of Brian Head, Utah | SW Area / Utah DOF

IMT 1 + 2 on-scene.  Timber and Medium logging slash as fuels. Moderate fire behavior with flanking, backing and single tree torching.  58,319 acres. 20% contained. 1800 personnel.  51 crews. 82 engines. 14 helicopters. 26 structures lost.  $16.7Million CTD.

Burro Fire  | Catalina Foothills of Burro tank, Arizona | Coronado NF

Reported June 30th @ 1030 hours. Tall grass.  Moderate to High ROS. VLAT and 4 helicopters assigned to incident. 50 acres. 0% contained.

Cajete Fire | 8 miles NE of Jemez Springs, New Mexico | Santa Fe NF

Timber and medium logging slash as fuels. 1,412 acres. 96% containment.  48 personnel. 2 crews. 1 engine. 1 helicopter. $4.5Million CTD.

Centennial Fire  | 13 miles SE Glenns Ferry, Idaho | DOD / Mtn Home AFB

Short brush are fire fuels. Extreme fire behavior with running. Structures threatened. 18,660 acres. 100% contained. 35 personnel. 7 engines. 1 helicopter. $275K CTD.

Cole Creek Fire | 9 miles S of Carlin, Nevada | Elko District, BLM

Brush, short grass as fire fuels.  Minimum fire behavior and smoldering.  Threatening sage and grouse.  6,195 acres. 90% contained. 255 personnel. 8 crews. 6 engines. 2 helicopters. $1.2Million CTD.

Franguita Fire | 4 miles S of Anvaca, Arizona | Coronado NF

Tall grass, brush as fire fuels. Minimal fire behavior with creeping and smoldering.  Structures threatened.  2,400 acres. 90% contained. 16 personnel.  4 engines. $520K CTD.

Frye Fire  | 9 miles W of Swift Trail Junction, Arizona | AZ DOF

Timber, brush and chaparral are fire fuels. Active fire behavior with running and torching. 39,993 acres. 45% contained.  797 personnel.  15 crews. 45 engines. 9 helicopters.  1 structure lost.  $14.2Million CTD.

Gentry Fire  | 10 miles SW of Heber, Arizona | Apache – Sitgreaves NF

Discovered 6/28/2017.  Lightning caused in Gentry Canyon. Black Mesa Ranger District. 5 miles SE of Forest Lakes and 10 miles SW of Heber / Overgaard. Heavy logging slash and tall grass are fire fuels.  Active Fire behavior with short-range spotting, isolate torching.  1 RR bridge and Gentry Lookout are being threatened. 175 acres. 0% contained. IC:  White Mtn. Zone Type 3 team. 155 personnel. 6 crews. 2 engines. 2 helicopters. $60K CTD.

Goodwin Fire  | 8 miles SW of Mayer, Arizona | Prescott NF

IMT 1 (2) managing fire. Chaparral and short grass as fuels.  Active fire behavior with uphill runs, flanking and spotting.  Structures threatened. 24,828 acres. 43% contained. 1,115 personnel. 24 crews. 68 engines. 13 helicopters. 21 structures destroyed. $6.3Million CTD.

Gremlin Fire | 25 miles NE of Kingman, Arizona | AZ DOF

NW District. Tall grass and brush with short grass. Active fire behavior with running and torching.  Structures threatened. Evacuation in process. Road closures. 359 acres. 25% contained.  151 personnel.  4 crews. 11 engines. 2 helicopters. $75K CTD.

I-84 M 271 Fire | 25 miles SE of Marta, Idaho | BLM – ID Falls District

Short grass is fuels. Minimal fire behavior. 3,522 acres. 100% contained. 24 personnel. 5 engines. $220K CTD.

Lightner Fire | 4.25 miles WNW of Durango, Colorado | BLM – Tres Rios Field Office

Started 6/28/2017 @ 1617 hours in a structure on private land. La Plata County community and evacuation information Line @ 970-385-8700 or website @ www.co.laplata.co.us  397 acres. 29% contained. Ponderosa pine, pinyon-juniper, gamble oak are fuels. 245 personnel.

Mart Fire  | Highland Avenue and Highway 330, California | San Bernardino NF

Started 6/27/2017 around 1518 PDT.  Cause under investigation.  Unified Command. 125 personnel. 670 acres. 95% contained.

Maynard Fire  | N. of Arivaca and E. of Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona

AZ DOF.  Started 6/25/2017 @ 0200 hours.  Unknown cause, under investigation. Fire sitting in a box canyon. All resources pulled off rugged terrain due to safety concerns. 5 personnel.  1,300 acres. 60% containment. Fire managers waiting for fire to move out of box canyon, then reassess if can send in crews.

Mill Fire  | 30 miles S of Battle Mtn, Nevada | BLM – Battle Mtn District

Timber, brush and short grass are fuels. Moderate fire behavior with spotting. 47acres. 60% contained. 97 personnel. 2 crews. 5 engines. 1 helicopter. 1 structure lost.  $200K CTD.

Mink Fire | 3 miles SW of Arivaca, Arizona | Coronado NF

Tall grass and brush are fuels.  Minimal fire behavior that is smoldering and creeping. 1,024 acres. 80% contained. 28 personnel. 1 crew. 2 engines. $115K CTD.

Palmdale Fire  | Tierra Subida / Shaner Road, California | CAL Fire

Started 6/30/2017. Unknown cause.  Fire behavior is running. Medium fuels. 4 engines and 1 copter requested. 1 acre.

Sandpoint Fire | 6 miles SE of Glenns Ferry, Idaho | BLM – Twin Falls District

Short grass and brush are fire fuels. Minimal fire behavior and smoldering. 7,800 acres. 50% containment. 54 personnel. 2 crews. 2 engines. $300K CTD.

Spartan Fire | 9 miles SE of Wenatchee, Washington | DNR – SE Region

Between all 3 Washington Wildfires – Spartan, Straight Hollow and Sutherland Fires, there are 545 personnel.  8,730 acres. 81% contained. (Spartan)

Straight Hollow Fire  | 14 miles NW of Quincy, Washington | BLM – Spokane District

Short grass and brush are fuels. Minimal fire behavior. 8,458 acres. 75% contained. 50 personnel. 3 crews. $300K CTD.

Sutherland Fire  | 11 miles NW Quincy, Washington | BLM – Spokane District

Lightning caused. Short grass and brush.  Moderate fire behavior with flanking. 29,433 acres. 50% contained. 369 personnel. 9 crews. 43 engines.  $2Million CTD.

Swisshelms Fire | Arizona | AZ DOF

Tall grass, brush and short grass are fuels. 5

Tarina Fire  | Breckenridge Road, 3 miles east of Bakersfield  in Kern County, California | Kern FD

1,200 acres.  50% contained.

Topanga Fire  | off Topanga Canyon & Pacific Coast Hwy in Malibu, California | LACoFD

Topanga Fire. Firehawk filling up. (Photo credit: LACoFD)

55 acres. 40% contained.

Umptanum Fire | 4 miles S of Ellensburg, Washington |  DNR

Dispatched 1920 hours on 6/30/2017. New start.  Cause unknown.  9 acres.  3 engines + 2 rotors dispatched.  No new update as of 2225 PDT.

Whitman Fire | 18 miles NE of Red River, New Mexico | Carson NF

Started 6/30/2017.  Unknown Cause.  Active Fire behavior with flanking, isolated torching.  300 acres. 0% containment. 64 personnel. 2 crews. 5 engines. 2 helicopters.  $100K CTD.

Sources:  WADNR, Inciweb, NWICC, NIFC, Social Media, CAL Fire

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog

U.S. Active Wildfires | June 24, 2017 | PM UPdate

Shoutout Saturday

A Shoutout to those who are reading this blog this evening from the United States, United Kingdom, Spain, Pakistan, Canada, Trinidad and Tobago, Bangladesh, Palestinian Territories, Marshall Islands and Ireland.  We are happy to have you on board.

GREAT BASIN AREA

There were 16 fires reported in this area since yesterday.  Of the 16 incidents, 2 were new large fires with 4 of those fires being not contained.  1 Type 1 IMT and 1 Type 2 IMTs are committed.

COLORADO

392 FIRE.  NEW!  Resources dispatched @ 1240 hours. Park @ Spark Ranger District X Long Chimney Spring  9.5 miles NE of Como.  Human caused.  Resources on-scene.  Grass and trees.  100 acres. 0% containment.*

BLACK BURN FIRE.  NEW!  Grand Junction Intergency Dispatch Center.  Grass and brush.  15 acres.  Dispatched @ 0813 hours.*

KAWUNEECHE FIRE.  NEW!  Kawuneeche Road.  Ft. Collins Interagency Dispatch Center.  0.1 acres.*

VISTA FIRE.  NEW!  Rio Grande County.  Monte Vista Refuge.  8.2 miles NE of Monte Cristo.  Human caused.  3 acres.  Dispatched @ 1200 hours.  Contained  @ 1420 hours.  Out @ 1430 hours.  Grass fire fuels.*

NEVADA

HUNTER CREEK FIRE.  NEW! Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.  Near the Michael D. Thompson Trailhead in the Hunter Creek area west of Reno.  On 2100 on Thursday, June 22, the Hunter Creek Fire transitioned from a unified command (TMFPD /Reno Fire Department/Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest) to a single U.S. Forest Service Type 3 organization. Grass, sage and brush. 24 acres. 65% contained.  4 hand crews, 2 engines, and 3 overhead on the fire.*

Hunter Creek Fire 06/23/17

Hunter Creek Fire. Crews heading out. (Credit: John Gaffney)

RED SPRINGS FIRE.   Elko District, BLM. 5 miles NW of Jiggs. Brush, timber and tall grass. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering, group and single tree torching.  4,598 acres.  95% contained.  217 personnel.  7 crews.  9 engines.  1 helicopter.  $477,000 CTD.*

SPANISH FIRE.   NEW!  Winnemucca District, BLM.  19 miles NE of Winnemucca, NV.  Tall grass and brush. Active fire behavior with backing and running.  300 acres. 40% contained.  73 personnel.  1 crews.  4 engines.  1 helicopter.  $40,000 CTD.*

UTAH

BRIANHEAD FIRE.   Southwest Area, Utah DOF. IMT 1 (Martin) and IMT 2 (Roide). 1

Smoke Plume view from Parowan

A smoke plume view from the ICP.

mile N of Brian Head.  Timber and heavy logging slash. Extreme fire behavior with crowning, group torching and long-range spotting.  Numerous residences threatened. Evacuations, road, area and trail closures in effect.  37,560 acres.  5% contained.  836 personnel.  23 crews.  40 engines.  9 helicopters.  25 structures lost.  $5.7 Million CTD.*

LINCOLN BEACH FIRE.  NEW!   Northwest Area, Utah DOF. 4 miles NW of West Mountain. Short grass.  Active fire behavior with running and backing. Residences threatened. 2,252 acres.  50% contained.  0 resources.  $200,000 CTD.*

Shepard Fire. (Credit: South Davis Metro FD)

SHEPARD FIRE. NEW!  1500 N Compton, Farmington.  Start 6/23/2017.  Unknown cause.  130 acres. 20% containment.  Minimal smoke can been.*

A drone has been spotted flying over the Shepard Fire. Due to drone activity, all fire suppression aircraft will be forced to land and remain until the airspace is cleared.  #NoDronesInFireZones  It is illegal and drone operators may be pay the consequences if caught.  Some have been known to have their drone and all other equipment confiscated by Law Enforcement officials or even shot down by ground fire resources.

SOUTHWEST AREA

As of today’s report, there were 12 new wildfires reported with 2 of them being new large incidents and 9 uncontained fires.  There are 2 Type 1 IMT’s  and 3 Type 2 IMT’s committed in this area.

ARIZONA

Fire Fact:  Arizona Gov. Ducey declared a state of emergency to get additional funds to fight all wildfires.

BAR X FIRE.  Coronado, NF. 10 miles SE of Fort Grant. Tall grass and brush. Lightning ignited on June 21st around 1545 hours.  Minimal fire behavior with smoldering. Residences threatened. 52% contained.  0 resources.  $225,000 CTD. The Bar X fire lies within the planning area of the Frye incident.*

BATTLE FIRE.  NEW!  Prescott Dispatch Center.  I-17 NB and mile marker 250.  Dispatched at 1008 hours.*

BOUNDARY FIRE.   Coconino, NF. IMT 2 (Andrews). 12 miles N of Bellemont. Timber, short grass and heavy logging slash. Moderate fire behavior with backing, flanking and torching. Residences threatened. Road, area and trail closures in effect.  15,942 acres.  88% contained.  282 personnel.*

BUCK FIRE.  NEW! Flagstaff Dispatch Center. NE Buck Mtn. 1841 dispatch time.*

COLUMBINE FIRE.  NEW!  Mile marker 347 – 348.  Show Low Interagency Dispatch Center.  Dispatched @ 1958 hours.  Pine with understory.  0.1 acres.  Resources include H-118MB. *

DRAW FIRE.  NEW!  Hayfield Draw.  Prescott Dispatch Center.  Fire resources dispatched at 1115 hours.   Fire contained to .25 acres.*

Encino Fire

Encino Fire. Night operations continue showing an array of extreme fire behavior.

ENCINO FIRE.  Southeast District, Arizona DOF. 2 miles S of Sonoita.  Started June 20, 2017, near town of Sonoita by lightning.  Tall grass and brush.   10 personnel. 1,289 acres.  10% containment.  Fire weather forecast is extremely hot  with possible isolated showers. 6 structures lost.  $160,000 CTD.*

ECONOLINE FIRE.  NEW! NB I-17 and mile marker 311.  Fire resources dispatched @ 0903 PDT.  RRRD contained. Flagstaff Dispatch Center.*

FREEZE 2 FIRE.  San Carlos Agency, BIA. Previously reported incident. 27 miles SW of Whitewater. Timber and short grass. Minimal fire behavior.  2,832 acres.  70% contained.  11 personnel.  1 helicopter.  $4.4 Million CTD.

FRYE FIRE.   Coronado, NF. IMT 1 (Poncin) and IMT 2 (Sinclair). 9 miles W of Swift Trail

Fire Sprinkler Installation in Turkey Flat

Fire sprinkler installation in Turkey Flat.

Junction.  Lightning caused.  Timber,  brush and chaparral. Extreme fire behavior with spotting, wind- driven and uphill runs. Numerous residences area threatened. Road, area and trail closures in effect.   35,569 acres. 29% contained.  29 Engines, 23 Crews, 10 Helicopters, 3 Dozer, 11 Water tenders and 203 miscellaneous overhead support personnel.   IC:  Alan Sinclair/ Dave Gesser, trainee with the Southwest Area Type 2 Incident Management Team 3.*

Goodwin Fire. (Credit: AZ State Forestry)

GOODWIN FIRE.  NEW! Senator Highway. Resources dispatched @ 1548 hours. 14 miles South of Prescott. Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is evacuating the community of Pine Flat as a precautionResources on-scene. 250 acres. DFFM assisting U.S. Forest Service. Prescott National Forest.  North Red Cross shelter open at  @ Mayer High School.*

Fire Fact:  78% of firefighters tested at spike camp on Frye fire had strep throat.

KEILLER FIRE. NEW!  Dispatched fire resources @ 1926 hours to Highway 10 and mile marker 340. (AZ Dispatch Center)*

LINGSHIRE FIRE. NEW!  SR 260 and mile marker 213.  Dispatched @ 1118 hours. (AZ Dispatch Center.)*

MAGGIE FIRE.   Phoenix District Office, BLM.  6 miles N of Black Canyon City. Tall grass, brush and timber.  Last report.  1,400 acres.  90% contained.  11 personnel.   3 engines.  $660,000 CTD.*

O RO RANCH FIRE. NEW!  This wildfire was reported on June 23,2017, around 0700 hours.  It is currently burning in grass and timber and is located on private land owned by the O RO Ranch, which is 25 miles from Bagdad. The Arizona DOF and Fire Management in cooperation with the land owner is providing resources to maintain fire near existing acreage. There is 30 personnel. Minimal smoke is visible from this fire. No structures are at risk.  159 acres have been scorched and have a zero % containment status.*

R14 FIRE.   Fort Apache Agency, BIA. 3 miles S of Cedar Creek. Timber. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering.  749 acres. 90% contained.  118 personnel.  5 crews.  1 engine.  $400,000 CTD.*

SADDLE FIRE.  NEW!  Packsaddle Mountain.  Dispatched @ 1510 hours.  IC in place 2 2000 hours. Resources on-scene.  1500 acres.  0% contained. Tucson Dispatch Center.*

TRAMWAY #11 FIRE.  NEW! Tramway Track.  Fire resources dispatched @ 1910 hours.  Via Flagstaff Dispatch Center.*

TURKEY FIRE.  NEW! Approximately 35 miles N of Douglas and Turkey Creek and Chircahua Mountains.  Started 6/24/2017 @ 1530 hours. Lightning ignited. 100 personnel. 50 acres.  Grass and brush.  Structures are about .25 acres from fire.*

NEW MEXICO

BONITA FIRE.  Carson, NF. IMT 2 (Bales). 16 miles NE of Canjilon. Timber, brush and short grass.  Minimal fire behavior with backing and smoldering. Numerous residences threatened. Road, area and trail closures in effect.   7,426 acres.  81% contained.  315 personnel.  6 crews.  8 engines.  3 helicopters.  $3.9 Million CTD.*

Fire Fact:  Illegal drone spotted on the Bonita Fire, aircraft grounded on Friday, June 23, 2017. #NoDronesInFireZones

Helicopter safety briefing

Cajete Fire. A helicopter briefing training session where it is necessary for safety of its firefighters. (Credit: Dana Wilson/BLM Colorado)

CAJETE FIRE.   Santa Fe, NF.  8 miles NE of Jemez Springs. Timber and medium logging slash. No new info.   1,412 acres.  96% contained.  258 personnel.  5 crews.  5 engines. 4 helicopters.  $4.2 Million CTD.*

GRIFFITH FIRE.   Las Vegas District, New Mexico State Forestry. 2 miles W of Romero. Chaparral and tall grass. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering.  5,000 acres.  96% contained.  9 personnel.  3 engines.  $6,000 CTD.*

HIGHLAND FIRE.   Bernalillo District, New Mexico State Forestry.15 miles NE of Encino, NM. Short grass and brush. Moderate fire behavior with smoldering, creeping and single tree torching.  927 acres.  85% contained.  83 personnel.  3 crews.  7 engines.  $150,000 CTD.*

ROUND FIRE.   Gila, NF. Previously reported incident.  16 miles W of Winston. Timber and short grass.  Moderate fire behavior with flanking, backing and torching. Last report.  7,200 acres.  0% contained.  103 personnel.  4 engines.  $941,000 CTD.*

SEVEN FIRE. NEW!  This wildfire burning is on National Forest System lands in Catron County.  It is about 4 miles East of the Negrito Fire Base. Started June 22, 2017 from an unknown cause. Estimation is approximately 1,189 acres with a 0% containment status.  38 personnel.   Minimal fire behavior with creeping and medium to low fire conditions. Weather conditions predicted over the fire area will be an increase in moisture, primarily relative humidity with a cooling trend of 10-15 degrees cooler today.  There is a 50% chance of rain over the fire area.

NORTHWEST AREA

WASHINGTON

Fire Fact:  On June 23, 2017, the warm weather outlook pushed fire danger ratings up due to hot, dry and windy conditions in Washington State. (Map courtesy of WA DNR)

OREGON

RHOADES CANYON 0301 RN FIRE.   Prineville District, BLM. 3 miles E of Clarno. Brush and short grass.   Extreme fire behavior with wind-driven and uphill runs. Structures threatened.    14,000 acres. 50% containment. 99 personnel. 4 crews. 7 engines. 3 helicopters. $450,000 CTD.

IDAHO

CHAPARRAL FIRE.  NEW!  Wilderness Ranch and Chaparral.  0.75 acres. Resource SE625 dispatched @ 1730 hours.. Boise Interagency Dispatch Center.*

COLE FIRE.  NEW!  Cole Ten Mile Creek.  Boise Interagency Dispatch Center.  Resources BC30 , INV1, E1415, E1421, E1422, WT1931 dispatched @ 1856 hours. *

RA 1 CANYON FIRE.  NEW!  Dispatched @ 1659 hours. 7 acres.  Resources E1411 and E1412 dispatched.*

CALIFORNIA

Southern California saw 20 new wildfires since Friday, June 23, 2017, with 3 still not contained.  1 Type 1 IMT is only committed in this area.

BISHOP FIRE.  NEW!  North of Davis Creek.  Modoc Interagency Communications Center.  Dispatched @ 1651 hours.  Grass, brush and  juniper.  BC31 on-scene.  8.28 acres.*

BRUSH FIRE.  NEW!  2598 Kanan Road X Triunfo Canyon Road X Sierra Creek Road.  Dispatched @ 1915 hours. *

BRUSH FIRE. NEW!  Kristen Lee Drive X Yellowwood Drive.  Angeles National  Forest.  Dispatched @ 1407 hours. *

CREEK FIRE.  CAL Fire – Fresno County. Off Los Gatos Creek Rd, west of Derrick.  357 acres. 40% contained.*

HOLCOMB FIRE.   San Bernardino, NF. IMT 2 (Kelly). 3 miles NE  of Big Bear.  Brush,

Helicopter on it's way to make a drop with water

Holcomb Fire. You can easily see the fire inferno down below as a helicopter goes to make a water drop. (Credit: RS Vacations via Inciweb)

short grass and  timber. Minimal fire behavior with creeping and smoldering. Residences threatened. Area and trail closures in  effect.   1,582 acres. 75% contained.  1,163 personnel.  27 crews. 64 engines.  $5.2 Million CTD.*

INYO FIRE.  NEW!  Owens Valley Interagency Communications Center.  Inyo  Craters.  Resources dispatched @ 1406 hours.*

LAKESHORE FIRE.  NEW!  Modoc Interagency Communications Center.  Resources dispatched @ 1719 hours. BC on-scene @ 2214 hours.*

UNNAMED WILDFIRE.  NEW!  Los Padres National Forest.  South Coast Ridge Road X Naciemento Ferguson Road.  Resources dispatched @ 1243 hours.*

Fire Images (unless specifically noted) are Courtesy of Inciweb.

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog

U.S. Active Wildfires | June 24, 2017

National Fire News

According to the National Interagency Incident Coordination Center, nationally there were 96 new wildfires and 4 of those being new large incidents.  There were 3 large fires that were contained.  There are still 17 uncontained wildfires.

There are 3 Type 1 IMTs and 5 Type 2 IMTS committed.

GREAT BASIN AREA

There were 16 fires reported in this area since yesterday.  Of the 16 incidents, 2 were new large fires with 4 of those fires being not contained.  1 Type 1 IMT and 1 Type 2 IMTs are committed.

NEVADA

Red Springs Fire

Red Springs Fire. Devastation to an area where wildfire has burned.

HUNTER CREEK FIRE.  NEW! Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.  Near the Michael D. Thompson Trailhead in the Hunter Creek area west of Reno.  On 2100 on Thursday, June 22, the Hunter Creek Fire transitioned from a unified command (TMFPD /Reno Fire Department/Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest) to a single U.S. Forest Service Type 3 organization. Grass, sage and brush. 24 acres. 65% contained.  4 hand crews, 2 engines, and 3 overhead on the fire.

Hunter Creek Fire 06/23/17

Hunter Creek Fire. Crews heading out. (Credit: John Gaffney)

RED SPRINGS FIRE.   Elko District, BLM. 5 miles NW of Jiggs. Brush, timber and tall grass. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering, group and single tree torching.  4,598 acres.  95% contained.  217 personnel.  7 crews.  9 engines.  1 helicopter.  $477,000 CTD.

SPANISH FIRE.   NEW!  Winnemucca District, BLM.  19 miles NE of Winnemucca, NV.  Tall grass and brush. Active fire behavior with backing and running.  300 acres. 40% contained.  73 personnel.  1 crews.  4 engines.  1 helicopter.  $40,000 CTD.

UTAH

BRIANHEAD FIRE.   Southwest Area, Utah DOF. IMT 1 (Martin) and IMT 2 (Roide). 1

Smoke Plume view from Parowan

A smoke plume view from the ICP.

mile N of Brian Head.  Timber and heavy logging slash. Extreme fire behavior with crowning, group torching and long-range spotting.  Numerous residences threatened. Evacuations, road, area and trail closures in effect.  37,560 acres.  5% contained.  836 personnel.  23 crews.  40 engines.  9 helicopters.  25 structures lost.  $5.7 Million CTD.

LINCOLN BEACH FIRE.  NEW!   Northwest Area, Utah DOF. 4 miles NW of West Mountain. Short grass.  Active fire behavior with running and backing. Residences threatened. 2,252 acres.  50% contained.  0 resources.  $200,000 CTD.

Shepard Fire. (Credit: South Davis Metro FD)

SHEPARD FIRE. NEW!  1500 N Compton, Farmington.  Start 6/23/2017.  Unknown cause.  130 acres. 20% containment.  Minimal smoke can been.

A drone has been spotted flying over the Shepard Fire. Due to drone activity, all fire suppression aircraft will be forced to land and remain until the airspace is cleared.  #NoDronesInFireZones  It is completely illegal and drone operators may be pay the consequences if caught.  Some have been known to have their drone and all other equipment confiscated by Law Enforcement officials or even shot down by ground fire resources.

SOUTHWEST AREA

As of today’s report, there were 12 new wildfires reported with 2 of them being new large incidents and 9 uncontained fires.  There are 2 Type 1 IMT’s  and 3 Type 2 IMT’s committed in this area.

ARIZONA

Fire Fact:  Arizona Gov. Ducey declared state of emergency to get additional funds to fight all wildfires.

BAR X FIRE. NEW! Coronado, NF. 10 miles SE of Fort Grant. Tall grass and brush. Active fire behavior with creeping. Residences threatened. 1st/Last report.  2,465 acres. 52% contained.  0 resources.  $225,000 CTD.

BOUNDARY FIRE.   Coconino, NF. IMT 2 (Andrews). 12 miles N of Bellemont. Timber, short grass and heavy logging slash. Moderate fire behavior with backing, flanking and torching. Residences threatened. Road, area and trail closures in effect.  13,964 acres.  80% contained.  332 personnel.  5 crews.  13 engines.  4 helicopters.  $7.2 Million CTD.

Encino Fire

Encino Fire. Night operations continue showing an array of extreme fire behavior.

ENCINO FIRE.  Southeast District, Arizona DOF. 2 miles S of Sonoita, AZ. Tall grass and brush. Minimal fire behavior with creeping and smoldering. Numerous residences threatened.  1,289 acres. 95% contained.  30 personnel.  1 crew.  2 engines.  6 structures lost.  $160,000 CTD.

FREEZE 2 FIRE.  San Carlos Agency, BIA. Previously reported incident. 27 miles SW of Whitewater. Timber and short grass. Minimal fire behavior.  2,832 acres.  70% contained.  11 personnel.  1 helicopter.  $4.4 Million CTD.

FRYE FIRE.   Coronado, NF. IMT 1 (Poncin) and IMT 2 (Sinclair). 9 miles W of Swift Trail

Fire Fact:  78% of firefighters tested at spike camp on Frye fire had strep throat. 

Fire Sprinkler Installation in Turkey Flat

Fire sprinkler installation in Turkey Flat.

Junction.  Lightning caused.  Timber,  brush and chaparral. Extreme fire behavior with spotting, wind- driven and uphill runs. Numerous residences area threatened. Road, area and trail closures in effect.    29,424 acres. 29% contained.  814 personnel.  20 crews.  20 engines.  10 helicopters.  1 structure lost. $8 Million CTD.

MAGGIE FIRE.   Phoenix District Office, BLM.  6 miles N of Black Canyon City. Tall grass, brush and timber.  Last report.  1,400 acres.  90% contained.  11 personnel.   3 engines.  $660,000 CTD.

R14 FIRE.   Fort Apache Agency, BIA. 3 miles S of Cedar Creek. Timber. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering.  749 acres. 90% contained.  118 personnel.  5 crews.  1 engine.  $400,000 CTD.

NEW MEXICO

BONITA FIRE.  Carson, NF. IMT 2 (Bales). 16 miles NE of Canjilon. Timber, brush and short grass.  Minimal fire behavior with backing and smoldering. Numerous residences threatened. Road, area and trail closures in effect.   7,426 acres.  81% contained.  315 personnel.  6 crews.  8 engines.  3 helicopters.  $3.9 Million CTD.

Fire Fact:  Illegal drone spotted on the Bonita Fire, aircraft grounded on Friday, June 23, 2017. #NoDronesInFireZones

Helicopter safety briefing

Cajete Fire. A helicopter briefing training session where it is necessary for safety of its firefighters. (Credit: Dana Wilson/BLM Colorado)

CAJETE FIRE.   Santa Fe, NF.  8 miles NE of Jemez Springs. Timber and medium logging slash. No new info.   1,412 acres.  96% contained.  258 personnel.  5 crews.  5 engines. 4 helicopters.  $4.2 Million CTD.

GRIFFITH FIRE. NEW!  Las Vegas District, New Mexico State Forestry. 2 miles W of Romero. Chaparral and tall grass. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering.  5,000 acres.  96% contained.  9 personnel.  3 engines.  $6,000 CTD.

HIGHLAND FIRE.   Bernalillo District, New Mexico State Forestry.15 miles NE of Encino, NM. Short grass and brush. Moderate fire behavior with smoldering, creeping and single tree torching.  927 acres.  85% contained.  83 personnel.  3 crews.  7 engines.  $150,000 CTD.

ROUND FIRE.   Gila, NF. Previously reported incident.  16 miles W of Winston. Timber and short grass.  Moderate fire behavior with flanking, backing and torching. Last report.  7,200 acres.  0% contained.  103 personnel.  4 engines.  $941,000 CTD.

NORTHWEST AREA

WASHINGTON

Fire Fact:  On June 23, 2017, the warm weather outlook pushed fire danger ratings up due to hot, dry and windy conditions in Washington State. (Map courtesy of WA DNR)

OREGON

RHOADES CANYON 0301 RN FIRE.   Prineville District, BLM. 3 miles E of Clarno. Brush and short grass.   Extreme fire behavior with wind-driven and uphill runs. Structures threatened.    14,000 acres. 50% containment. 99 personnel. 4 crews. 7 engines. 3 helicopters. $450,000 CTD.

IDAHO

No current wildfires burning.

CALIFORNIA

Southern California saw 20 new wildfires since Friday, June 23, 2017, with 3 still not contained.  1 Type 1 IMT is only committed in this area.

CREEK FIRE.  CAL Fire – Fresno County. Off Los Gatos Creek Rd, west of Derrick.  200 acres.  20% contained.

Row of trucks parked at bottom of a steep hill

Highway Fire apparatus parked at the bottom of very steep and rugged terrain.

HIGHWAY FIRE.  Sequoia, NF. Transfer of command from IMT 2 (Mills) back to the local unit occurred yesterday. 5 miles SW of Bodfish.  Tall grass. Minimal fire behavior.  1,522 acres.  95% contained.  57 personnel.  1 crew.  4 helicopters.  $3 Million CTD.

HOLCOMB FIRE.   San Bernardino, NF. IMT 2 (Kelly). 3 miles NE  of Big Bear.  Brush,

Helicopter on it's way to make a drop with water

Holcomb Fire. You can easily see the fire inferno down below as a helicopter goes to make a water drop. (Credit: RS Vacations via Inciweb)

short grass and  timber. Minimal fire behavior with creeping and smoldering. Residences threatened. Area and trail closures in  effect.   1,582 acres. 75% contained.  1,163 personnel.  27 crews. 64 engines.  $5.2 Million CTD.

Alert!  Southern CA Edison will be conducting repair to their lines that deliver power to the Big Bear Valley area.  The estimated outage will be from 0900 – 1300 hours in order to safely complete repairs.  For more info, go to their website at : http://www.bves.com.

Lake Fire. This was in its early stages. As you can see, fire is going to spread pretty rapidly. (Credit: LACoFD)

 

LAKE FIRE.  Angeles, NF. 1 mile NE of Castaic. Chaparral and tall grass.  800 acres.  98% contained. 48 personnel.  1 crew. 1 engine. 1 helicopter. $800,000 CTD.

Fire Images (unless specifically noted) are Courtesy of Inciweb.

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog

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

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog

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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1500 WEST FIRE  | UT | N Vernal. Private land. NES. Resources dispatched @ 1425. Out 1615 hours. 0.1 acres.*  NEW!

1805 FIRE | NV | Pyramid Lake. Rawhide Beach. 0.1 acres. B3333 and B3334 resources dispatched from BLM, Truckee Meadows. Pyramid Lake VFD got fire out.* NEW!

I80 FIRE | NV | Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center. I-80 @ Mile Marker 25. Brush fire. TMFD resources dispatched @ 0730 hours.* NEW!

ASHLEY CAMP FIRE  | MT | Kalispell Dispatch Center. Ashley Camp. Forest Service. IC Johnson @ 1245 hours. 0.1 acre. Grass and timber.  In patrol status.  Human caused.* NEW!

BEAR FIRE | AZ | Coconino NF.  10 miles SE and in Bear Canyon. 1/2 mile from edge of Mogollon Rim. 9 miles SE of Clints Well.  Started 6/1/207.  Called in by the Baker Butte Lookout. 2,591 acres. SW Area IMT #1 (IC) along with Type 4. 180 personnel. 60% contained.*

BALL CREEK FIRE  | AZ | 8 miles E of Flat. 27,848 acres. 0% contained. 0 personnel. Minimal FB. $202,000 CTD.* NEW!

BELL CREEK FIRE | AK | Near Kuskokwim River village of Crooked Creek.  110 miles SW of McGrath. 2,675 acres.  58 personnel.  Structure protect of the village is in effect.*

BLUE JAY #028 FIRE | CA | Blue Jay Campground #0.  Dispatched 1141 hours. (CAD Fire Activity – Los  Padres NF Communications Dispatch Center.* NEW!

BONITA FIRE| NM | N of El Rito Ranger District.  9 miles N of Canon Plaza and 16 miles NE of Canjilon.  Carson NF.  Started 6/3/2017. 1800 acres. 15% contained. Moderate fire behavior with group torching, running and short-crown runs.  165 personnel.  4 crews. 10 engines. 1 helicopter. 1 structure lost. $660,000 CTD.*

BOUNDARY FIRE | AZ | 17 miles NW of Flagstaff.  NE Side of Kendrick Mtn. Coconino / Kaibab NF.  Started 6/1/2017. Lightning caused.  6,073 acres. 14% contained. Moderate fire behavior with torching, flanking and backing. 456 personnel. 9 crews.  20 engines. 3 helicopters. $2.8 Million CTD.*

BULLET FIRE  | CA | Cleveland NF. Mutual Aid request @ 1435.NEW!

CANYON FIRE | CA | 11000 Block / Mias Canyon Rd., Banning (Riverside County). Reported @ 1134 hours on 6/15/2017. 105 acres. 50% contained. 190 personnel. 4 helicopters. PD. AA. EMD. 26 engines. 6 Airtankers.  7 crews. 2 water tenders, 1 dozer, 7 Overhead support members, 1 FIU and 1 PIO.   Incident Cooperators:  CAL Fire – Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, March ARB, Morongo FD, Riverside Co. FD and USFS – San Bernardino. Moderate ROS.* NEW!

CASTAIC FIRE | CA | Angeles NF. NB 5 @ Castaic. Resources dispatched @ 1733 hours.* NEW!

CEDAR FIRE | UT | Color Country Interagency Fire Center. 22 Rd. Resources dispatched @ 1908 hours. 0.1 acre. Grass and brush. IC: Goodnow. Human caused.* NEW!

CIENEGUTAS FIRE | CA | Cienegutas Road (SB) on the Los Padres NF.NEW!

CLARK SPRNG FIRE | CO | Pueblo Interagency Dispatch Center. Spark Rd (Park County) in Clark Spring. 3.33 miles E of Jefferson. Started 6/15/2017.* NEW!

CORKSCREW FIRE  | NM | 3.5 acres. E41 BRF @ 1644 hours. (Per CAD).* NEW!

CORRAL FIRE | NM | 5,550 acres. 0% containment. 30 personnel. 1 crew. 0 engines. 0 helicopters. Moderate fire behavior with wind-driven runs, creeping and backing. $20,000 CTD.*

COUNTY 7 ROAD FIRE TX | Texas A&M Forest. 8 miles SW of Claude. Private land. 404 acres. 100% containment. 1 person. $1,000 CTD.*

CURRY FIRE | AZ | SR 287, Mile Marker #121. Resources dispatched @ 1738.* NEW!

CUT ROCK FIRE | AZ | Dividing Canyon. Mutual Aid Assist with PNF.  Resources dispatched @ 0950 hours.* NEW!

DEAD DOG FIRE | CO | 10 miles N of Rangely.   Under in same Fire command as the HUNTER FIRE | 17,731 acres. 60% containment. Min fire behavior with smoldering, creeping and isolated torching. 325 personnel. 8 acres. 19 engines. 5 helicopters. Structures threatened. $735,000 CTD.*

EAST FORK FIRE | AK | 5-6 miles N of Sterling Highway and burning in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, on the Kenai Pennisula. Started around 1825 hours. Unknown cause. Smokejumpers and a helitack are en route. The Smokejumpers will be working on the S and W flanks.  The helitack team will assist with full fire suppression. 150 acres. 0% contained. Fire moving farther into the refuge and away from the highway. It was threatening structures but airtankers have been dropping water over the fire.* NEW!

EL CAJETE FIRE | NM | 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.* NEW!

EVERGREEN FIRE | AZ |  Hwy 87, Mile Marker #180. Resources dispatched @ 1655.* NEW!

FERGUSON FIRE |Los Padres NF.  Hwy 1, Mile MMarker 4X in Naciemento.  0855 resources dispatched. (BC11, LPF E16 and LPF 4×4) 3 acres. Light/flashy fire fuels.* NEW!

FILLMORE FIRE  | Los Padres NF.  South C Street, Fillmore.  Resources dispatched @ 1714 hours.* NEW!

FLYING R FIRE | AZ | SE Ptagonia. Started 6/14/2017 @ 1200 hours. 2,270 acres. 60% contained. Grass, brush and timber. 180 personnel.* NEW!

FREEZE 2 FIRE | AZ | 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. Min fire behavior with smoldering and creeping. 263 personnel. 4 crews. 5 engines. 4 helicopters. $3.6 Million.*

FRYE FIER | AZ | 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.*

GRAVEL FIRE | NM | Gila NF.  Bear / Whitewater.  Snow Lake area  FR 119, FR 28 and FR 1535. Burning in Baldy fire scars.  Started 6/9/2017. 950 acres. 0% containment.  ICT4.  Fire behavior is creeping, smoldering, backing and flanking.*

HANSEN FIRE | CA | Cleveland NF.  Mutual aid request.  Resources dispatched @ 1600 hours.* NEW!

HIDDEN VALLEY FIRE | ID | S Central Dispatch Center. SFO Hidden Valley Rd between Owinza / Sid Butte. 11 acres. Resources dispatched @ 1115 hours. Contained @ 1400 hours.  Out @ 1800 acres. Grass, brush.* NEW!

HIGHLINE FIRE | AZ | Tonto NF.   Started 6/10 @ 12 am. Cause under investigation. Type 1 IMT.  3,875 acres. 5% contained. Active fire behavior with flanking, uphill runs and short-range spotting. 912 personnel. 23 crews. 41 engines. 10 helicopters. $2.8 Million CTD.*

HOFFMAN FIRE | MT | Kalispell Dispatch Center. Hoffman Draw area. Private lands. Resources from Price Protection Agency responded. Lightning caused. 7 engines on-scene. Grass, logging slash. Out as of 1630 hours.* NEW!

HOMER FIRE | AK | Off of Wilderness Way.  9.5 miles East End Road. Started around 6/15/2017 1930 hours. 1/2 acre.* NEW!

HONDITO FIRE NM | Tres Piedras Ranger District.  7,020 acres. 100% contained.  Started 5/15/2017. Lightning caused. ICT4.  50 personnel. ICT4.  Minimal fire behavior.*

HUNTER FIRE | CO | 20 miles SW of Meeker.  Whiter River Field Office.  Started 6/10/2017 @ 1445 hours. 992 acres. 100% contained. 60 personnel. 2 crews. 2 engines. 1 helicopter.  $925,000 CTD.*

KING FIRE CA | 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.*

LECHE FIRE | NM | Santa Fe Interagency Dispatch Center. Resources dispatched @ 1749. (Per CAD).NEW!

LIZARD FIRE| AZ | Coronado NF.  2 miles SE of Dragoon.  Started 6/7/2017 @ 1530.  Lightning caused. 15,212 acres. 70% contained. Minimal fire behavior with creeping. 460 personnel. 6 crews. 24 engines and 8 helicopters. $4.8 Million.*

MARANA INTERCHANGE FIRE | AZ | I-10 @ Mile Marker #236. Resources dispatched @ 1052 hours.NEW!

MATIAS FIRE | SD | Great Plains Interagency Dispatch Center. Fall River County. 3 miles SW of Minnekahata. Resources dispatched @ 1224 hours were BKF E41, E665, SDS Crews 400, 700. SDS Engines E261, E566 and E628.  10 acres.NEW!

MORRISON FIRE | CO | S Platte Rd (Jefferson County) in Morrison.  6.29 miles SE of Buffalo Creek. 0.10 acres. Human caused. Resources dispatched @ 1129 hours.  Contained and controlled at 1158 hours.NEW!

NORTH MILSAP FIRE | CO | 5.76 miles N of Canyon City (Fremont County).  Royal George FD & Phantom FD. Resources dispatched @ 1234 hours. Lightning caused.NEW!

NUEVO FIRE | CA | 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.* NEW!

OAKWOOD FIRE  | CA | NE Madera.  Madera County.   Unknown cause.  Incident Cooperators are PG&E, USFS, CHP, Madera Sheriff’s Office, Fresno County Fire, Madera County Fire. 1,431 acres. 100% contained. 13 personnel. 3 engines. $1.5 Million CTD.*

PINAL FIRE AZ | 7,193 acres. 95% contained. 74 personnel.*

PIONEER FIRE | CA | Cleveland NF.  Mutual aid assistance. Resources dispatched @ 1233 hours. (CAD Activity).* NEW!

PITKA FIRE | AK || 60 miles E of McGrath and 8 miles SW of Farewell. 33,648 acres. 0% contained. Short grass and hardwood litter. Min fire behavior. 43 personnel. 2 crews. 1 helicopters. Structures threatened. $606,000.*

PLATINA FIRECA | 12 miles W of Ono X Platina Road. Shasta County.  21 acres. 25% contained.*

RANCHO GRANDE FIRE | AZ | I-10 @ Mile Marker #187. I-88 Median (EB). Resources dispatched @ 1514 hours. (CAD Fire Activity)NEW!

REED FIRE CA | 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. 38 acres. 100% contained.  100 personnel. Resources:  AA, 14 engines, 1 helicopter, 3 Air Tankers, 4 crews, 3 water tenders, helitenders, medic squad and 2 dozers.  Cooperators:  CAL Fire-Riverside Co + San Diego Co.  USFS-San Bernardino.*

REFUGE FIRE CA | North side of Lake Berryessa. Napa County.  21 acres. 50% contained.*

ROCKY DRAW FIRE  | MT | Kootenai Interagency Dispatch Center. D4-Rocky Draw. 0.1 acre. Resources dispatched @ 1030 hours. Fire out.NEW!

ROUND FIRE| NM | Gila NF. 16 miles W of Winston. 2,301 acres. 0% contained. 90 personnel. 4 engines. $50,000 CTD.*

RUBY FIRE | SD | Great Plains Interagency Dispatch Center. French Creek (Custer County). Resources dispatched @ 1146 hours. 0.2 acres.* NEW!

RUCKER FIRE| AZ | Coronado NF.  Douglas Ranger District. 6/7/2017 start date. Lightning caused. 1,130 acres. 75% contained. Min fire behavior with smoldering. 116 personnel. 4 crews. 3 engines. 1 helicopter. $595,000 CTD.*

SHEEP GULCH FIRE | AZ | I-17 Mile Marker #256. Resources dispatched @ 1303 hours. (CAD Fire Activity).NEW!

SHERMAN FIRE | AZ |  I-40 @ Mile Marker #163. Resources dispatched @ 1622 hours. (CAD Fire Activity).* NEW!

Slim Fire AZ | 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.*

STRAW FIRE| NM | 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.*

SULLIVAN FIRE AK | SW Area Forestry. AK Dept. of Forestry. 17 miles SE of Nikolai. 352 acres. 0% contained. Minimal fire behavior. Short grass and hardwood litter. $28,000 CTD.*

SW AK FIRES | AK | 12 active fires burning in the SW Area Forestry. 113 personnel. 68,368 acres. 0% containment.* NEW!

TANGO FIRE AZ | Tooele – Dugway Proving Grounds.  1 mile SE of Dugway.  400 acres. 90% contained. 1 person assigned.  $20,000 CTD.*

TRD FIRE | CA | Cleveland NF. Mutual aid assistance. Resources dispatched @ 1218 hours. (CAD Activity).* NEW!

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

WET LAND FIRE | UT | Uintah Basin Interagency Fire Center.  Jurisdiction BIA. Resources dispatched @ 1426 hours. Under control @ 1615 hours. 0.25 acres.NEW!

WINDYHILL| AZ | 570 acres. 40% contained. 5 engines. $100,000 CTD.*

Sources:  Fire Agencies, CADs, Social Media.

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