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2022 Burro Fire

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Unit Information

800 S. 6th St. 
Williams, 
86046 
800 S. 6th St. 
Williams, 
86046 

Incident Contacts

Josh Goldstein
Phone: 928-635-5610

Highlighted Activity

Williams, Ariz., October 28, 2022—For Immediate Release. Fire officials on the Williams Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest are currently suppressing the Burro Fire. The fire was discovered on October 9th, was caused by lightning and has grown to 7 acres. The fire is located approximately seven miles south of Williams near Forest Road 42 near Jackass Knoll, approximately 0.5 miles north… Read more
News - 2022-11-01

This wildfire was discovered on Sunday, October 9th, 2022. The fire cause has been determined to be lightning.  The fire has been in monitor status by the local district.  The local district started suppression efforts on October 28th, and the fire is expected to be contained on October 31.  The final incident size is expected to be 324 acres.

Basic Information
Current as of Tue, 11/01/2022 - 15:01
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Lightning
Date of Origin
Incident Commander Tyler Knight
Coordinates 35° 07' 29.4'' Latitude
-112° 13'
58.2
'' Longitude
Current Situation
Total Personnel: 30
Size 324 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained 100%
Estimated Containment Date 10/31/2022
Fuels Involved

Ponderosa Pine and grasses

Outlook
Planned Actions

Crews will continue patrolling the fire.

Projected Incident Activity

Fire is expected to be contained by end of shift 10/31/22.  Crews will continue to be in the area patrolling and conducting hazard tree mitigation work.

Current Weather
Weather Concerns

Weather conditions are favorable for continuous slow burning to consume ground fuels.  Snow is expected on November 3 and fire activity will significantly decrease.