Rafael Fire


Arizona Wildfires Update: July 11, 2021

Tiger Fire Size: 16,113 acres                                    Containment:  43%                              Cause: Lightning                      Location: 11 miles east of Crown King                 Start Date: June 30, 2021, 3:45 p.m.   Incident Commander: Dave Gesser             Incident Personnel: 361 Morning Dust From Salt River Valley Night Storm Obscures Tiger Fire With the community of Crown King in a “Set” status, the town remains closed to the public. Only residents are allowed

Prescott National Forest

Prescott National Forest reopens to public entry

At 8:00 a.m. today, July 7, 2021 the Prescott National Forest has rescinded the full forest closure in coordination with neighboring forests.  Stage II Fire Restrictions including Shooting Restrictions will remain in effect.  In addition, a fire area closure remains in place for the Rafael and Tiger Fires. Recreation personnel ask for patience as they


Arizona Wildfires Update – July 6, 2021

Tiger Fire Email: 2021.tiger@firenet.gov     Size: 11, 971 acres                                                 Containment:  0%                          Cause: Lightning Location: 11 miles east of Crown King               Start Date: June 30, 3:45 p.m.  Incident Commander: Dave Gesser            Incident Personnel: 205 Rain on Saturday slowed fire growth and lessened its activity. As reported by remote automated weather stations placed around fire, the south end of the fire received 2.65 inches of rain,


Arizona Wildfire Update – July 3, 2021

Tiger Fire Acres: 5,567 Percent Containment: 0% Date/Time Detected: June 30, 3:45 p.m. Fuels: Chaparral and Grass                                          Number of Resources: 76 Cause: Lightning Origin/Location: 11 miles east of Crown King. The Tiger Fire remains active, with short duration runs due to wind and topography pushing the fire to the north and east onto Bureau of Land Management lands.  Firefighters continue to focus


Arizona Wildfires Update – July 1, 2021

Photo: Bottom Fire Rafael Fire Acres: 78,750 Percent Containment: 89% Date/Time Detected: Friday, 06/18/2021 at 1927 MST Structures Damaged/Destroyed:  1 Number of Personnel: 476 Cause: Lightning Origin/Location: 4 miles north of Perkinsville Yesterday, scattered rain fell across the north half of the fire. Crews continued with mop up, patrol, and suppression repair work on all flanks of the fire with suppression repair work being completed below the Mogollon Rim in and


Arizona Wildfires Update as of June 30, 2021

Rafael Fire Current as of 6/29/2021, 6:16:39 PM Incident Type Wildfire Cause Lightning Date of Origin Friday June 18th, 2021 approx. 07:27 PM Location 4 miles N of Perkinsville, AZ, E of Hwy 89 Incident Description 4 Lightning Caused Fires In The Area: Rafael, Sand Flat, Archibald, Horney. Total Personnel 542 Size 78,708 Acres Percent

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