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Slide Fire Update 06.04.14 FINAL UPDATE
Size: 21,227 acres Containment: 100 Percent Date Reported: Tuesday, May 20 at approximately 4 p.m. Cause: Human caused, under investigation. Cost: 10.1 million dollars. New Fire Videos: View a... more

INCIDENT UPDATED 6/25/2014

Approximate Location

34.953 latitude, -111.753 longitude

Incident Overview

Slide Fire Map 05.29.14

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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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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnknown
Date of OriginTuesday May 20th, 2014 approx. 04:00 PM
LocationOak Creek Canyon, North of Sedona, AZ
Incident CommanderPreston Mercer

Current Situation

Size21,227 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Ponderosa Pine & Previous Fuels Treatments.

Significant Events

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.

Outlook

Projected Incident Activity

Internal smoldering and creeping may continue.

Remarks

Fire activity will be limited to interior fuels. Light smoke may be present at times.

Unit Information

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Coconino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1824 S. Thompson St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

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Slide Fire Information
Phone: 623-252-1782

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