33 Springs Fire – Update

October 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Location:
 Black Mesa Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests
 Coconino County, Arizona
 Northwest of Forest Lakes in Leonard Canyon

Start Date: October 6, 2017
Size: Approximately 230 acres
Cause: Lightning
Percent contained: 0%
Personnel Assigned: 75
Growth Potential: Moderate
Vegetation: Ponderosa pine and mixed conifer

Summary: The fire is in steep terrain in Leonard Canyon, bordering the Coconino National Forest. Fire crews continued to construct fire lines and are scouting natural features to assess and contain the fire. Lines are being constructed on the southern flank and road systems are being used to further containment measures. Burn out operations along fire lines were conducted last night and today. Fire crews will continue to be on the scene this weekend and into next week.

Structures Threatened: Some homes and structures are potentially threatened.

Resources Assigned: 1 USFS Type 3 Engine, 1 USFS Type 6 Engine, 1 USFS Dozer, 2 Type 2 State Crews, miscellaneous personnel.

33 Springs Fire
October 6, 2017 at 6:30 pm
Location:
 Black Mesa Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests
 Coconino County, Arizona
 Northwest of Forest Lakes in Leonard Canyon
Start Date: October 6, 2017 Percent contained: 0%
Size: Approximately 150 acres Personnel Assigned: 25-30
Cause: Lightning Growth Potential: Moderate
Vegetation: Ponderosa pine and mixed conifer
Summary: Fire personnel are on scene, and more are enroute. The fire is in steep terrain in Leonard Canyon. Fire crews started to construct fire lines and are scouting natural features to asses and contain the fire. Lines are being constructed on the southern flank and road systems are being used to further containment measures.
Structures Threatened: Some homes and structures are potentially threatened.
Resources Assigned: 1 Heber-Overgaard T6 engine, 1 Forest Lakes T6 engine, 1 Heber-Overgaard water tender, 1 Forest Lakes water tender, 1 USFS dozer, 1 Department of Corrections crew.
Fire Information:
o Northeastern Arizona Public Information System: http://311info.net/ or call 311 or 928.333.3412
o Wildfires Near Me: http://www.wildfiresnearme.wfmrda.com/

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