Tiger Fire

Prescott National Forest

Completed BAER Assessment Allows for Reduced Closure Area in Tiger Fire

The BAER  (Burned Area Emergency Response) Team has completed the post-fire assessment on the Tiger Fire which is now 100% contained and have concluded the area affected by the fire does pose unacceptable post fire risks to public safety.  High and moderate burn severity is associated with very steep slopes and escarpments which make these

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Preparing for Rain Events Post-Fire

While many wildfires cause minimal damage to the land and pose few threats to the land or people downstream, some fires result in damage that requires special efforts to reduce impacts afterwards. Loss of vegetation exposes soil to erosion; water run-off may increase and cause flooding, soil and rock may move downstream. The BAER (Burned

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Arizona Wildfires Update, July 15, 2021

Map: Tiger Fire Area Closure Tiger Fire Size: 16,278 acres Containment:  59% Cause: Lightning Location: 11 miles east of Crown King Start Date: June 30, 2021, 3:45 p.m. Management of the Tiger Fire has transitioned to a Type 4 Team.  Early morning rain yesterday arrived over the Tiger Fire footprint bringing wetting rains over the perimeter

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Arizona Wildfires Update – July 14, 2021

Buzzard Fire  Firefighters with the help of aircraft stopped forward progression of the Buzzard Fire yesterday.  The Buzzard Fire is estimated to be 100 acres burning 5 miles south of Ponderosa Park in the Hassayampa drainage; east of Wilhoit (T12N, R3W, S11).  This morning firefighters reported minimal fire behavior with no additional growth overnight.  Today

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Arizona Wildfires Update – July 12, 2021

Tiger Fire Size: 16,246 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: 319 FIRE CLOSURES: The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office and Prescott National Forest have closed County Road 177 and national forest lands generally south of County Road 177 from Mayer west to Palace Station,

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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

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