Prison Fire

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Prison Fire

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Approximate Location

32.337 latitude, -110.721 longitude

Incident Overview

The Prison Fire, near the old prisoner of war camp in the Santa Catalina Mountains, is 100% contained this morning. The fire began with a lightning strike the evening of June 30th. Fire fighters from the Santa Catalina District of the Coronado National Forest will continue to monitor the fire perimeter to insure it is secure over the next week. The fire burned a total of 270 acres of grass and brush.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSunday June 30th, 2013 approx. 06:00 PM
LocationMP 7 Catalina highway
Incident CommanderLeo Holly

Current Situation

Total Personnel25
Size270 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateSaturday July 06th, 2013 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Grass and brush, some oaks


Planned Actions

Mop up, patrol, monitor

Projected Incident Activity



The fire is now 100% contained

Unit Information

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Coronado National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
300 W. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701

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