New Fire Videos: View a post-fire flight down West Fork and along Highway 89A: http://tinyurl.com/k2xa8qg
New Interactive 3D Fire Map: Visit http://tinyurl.com/kc4w6pf and download the file. Note: You need to have Google Earth open on your computer before opening these layers. To install Google Earth visit: http://google.com/earth
Forest Closures: Many areas within Oak Creek Canyon remain closed to the public. The Coconino National Forest has issued an emergency closure on all National Forest System lands within the area of the Slide Fire on the Coconino National Forest, in Coconino and Yavapai Counties. To view the Order and map of the fire closure area, visit: http://tinyurl.com/mzja5rd
Closed Roads: Highway 89A 'switchbacks', Forest Road (FR) 535 at Highway 89A, FR 533 at Highway 89A, FR 231 at Rogers Lake, FR 527 and 530 (west side; Volunteer Canyon area) and Casner Mountain is closed to all vehicles.
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|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday May 20th, 2014 approx. 04:00 PM|
|Location||Oak Creek Canyon, North of Sedona, AZ|
|Incident Commander||Preston Mercer|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Ponderosa Pine & Previous Fuels Treatments.
Crews continue to monitor the fire perimeter. While there are no threats to containment, internal areas of unburned fuel may continue to smolder, producing light smoke.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Internal smoldering and creeping may continue.
Fire activity will be limited to interior fuels. Light smoke may be present at times.