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Tiger Fire

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Unit Information

344 S Cortez St 
344 S Cortez St 

Incident Contacts

Fire Information
Phone: 928-925-1111
Hours: 8am - 8pm
Fire Information
Phone: 928-925-1111
Hours: 8am - 8pm

This incident is no longer being updated.

This will be the final news release unless there are significant changes to fire activity.

The Tiger Fire has been turned back to the local unit and is be managed by a Type 4 Team.  A smaller organization will continue with suppression repair work;  and continue to patrol and monitor the fire.  

NOTE - There is a new Tiger Fire Public Safety Closure that allow for public access into the community of Crown King.  However, Horsethief Basin Recreation and Castle Creek Wilderness remain closed.   


Basic Information
Current as of Wed, 04/20/2022 - 07:01
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Lightning
Date of Origin
Location 11 miles East of Crown King
Incident Commander Mark Timber
Coordinates 34° 8' 22'' Latitude
-112° 13'
'' Longitude
Current Situation
Size 16,278 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained 100%
Fuels Involved

Short grass, brush and timber.

With the current weather conditions and rain fall the grass fuels are very hard to sustain fire. The heavier fuels will continue to be available to burn but with a lower intensity.

Significant Events

Minimal Smoldering

Planned Actions

Monitor and patrol the fire area and take action as needed.

Projected Incident Activity

Minimal fire progression is expected. Monitoring activities are being implemented.

Current Weather
Weather Concerns

Monsoon moisture is here to stay well into next week. Scattered predominantly afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms will continue around the fire area. The fire should receive rain abut once very 2 to 3 days. The main threats will be gusty winds from storms within 30 miles of the fire, lightning and flash flooding.