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Another Wildfire: This One on I-17

21 June 2016   Inciweb Report
Expect lane closures on northbound I-17.

UPDATE: The fire is 100% contained, and I-17 traffic is back to normal.

Developing Situation: 

Location: Interstate 17 around mile marker 248 

Reported as a vehicle fire that has spread to wildland. 

50-80+ acres

Rocky and rugged terrain will prove challenging to ground crews and engines. 

Resources Responding: 
DPS on scene 
1- Air Attack 
1 - Type 3 Helicopter
6 - Engines 
Airtanker(s) and Lead plane on order
1 - Type 1 Hotshot Crew 
2 - Type 2 Initial Attack Crews ordered

Basic Information

Current as of: June 21, 2016 @ 4:13:55 PM MST

Incident Type: Wildfire

Date of Origen Tuesday, June 21st, 2016, approximately 1:45 PM

Location: I-17 mm 248 Northbound

Incident Commander: RobRoy Williams

Current Situation

Total Personnel: 35

Size: 80 Acres

Fuels Involve: Grass, brush

Significant Events: 50-80+ acres, Currently in Initial Attack

Remarks: Right lane of I-17 NB closed, expect delays

Weather Concerns: High temperatures, low humidity, variable winds