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Grapevine Fire

Racetrack and Grapevine Fires updates

Racetrack Fire (updated 7/28) Location: North of Highway 169, south of Crater Mountain near the community of Cherry Start Date:  July 23, 2023 Size: 405 acres Cause: Lightning Containment: 60% Resources: 1 Type-1 Crew, 2 Type-2 Crews, 4 Engines, 1 Dozer and additional support personnel. Fire behavior: Low fire behavior Types of vegetation in the area (aka fuels): Grass, Brush Southwest Area Type 4

Pilot Fire

Pilot Fire is 88% contained as of Friday, July 14th

Incident Type: Wildfire Cause: Human caused Date of Origin: Sat, 07/01/2023 – 11:18 Location: 20 miles east of Wikieup; Mohon Mountains Incident Commander: Darrell Willis, Type 3 IC, Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management Total Personnel: 134 Size: 34,778 Acres Percent of Perimeter Contained: 88% Fuels Involved: Grass and Pinyon-juniper Friday, crews were able


Pipeline/Haywire Fire Update – June 20, 2022

Map: June 20th map of Pipeline and Haywire Fires From Inciweb: Fire behavior: A Red Flag warning is in effect until evening due to increased temperatures, lower relative humidity, gusty winds and drier conditions. Fire activity is expected for today and heat and smoke are still occurring within the interior of the fire perimeter. While


Pipeline Fire and Haywire Fire Update

From Wednesday’s morning update: The Type 1 Great Basin Incident Management Team (IMT) 2 has arrived at the Pipeline and Haywire fires, and is shadowing the Type 2 California Interagency IMT 15. The Type 1 team will assume command of the incident 6 a.m. Thursday. The Pipeline Fire is currently 22,888 acres with 31% containment


Crooks Fire Update, May 4, 2022

Current Situation Total Personnel: 500 Size: 9,402 Acres Percent of Perimeter Contained:  96% Estimated Containment Date: Tuesday May 17th, 2022 approx. 12:00 AM Fuels Involved: Timber (Litter and Understory), Chaparral (6 feet), Brush (2 feet) Crews increased containment overnight and continue to concentrate efforts on the northwestern edge of the fire to ensure it stays


Arizona Wildfires Update

Backbone Fire Evacuation orders have been issued in communities surrounding the 6,000-acre Backbone Fire, which originated approximately 12 miles west of Pine and Strawberry, and 15 miles southeast of Camp Verde. The fire has moved across Fossil Creek with 0 percent containment. Hot, dry and windy weather conditions have led to extreme fire behavior. Evacuation

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