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Approximate Location

34.953 latitude, -111.753 longitude

Incident Overview

Slide Fire Map 05.29.14

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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:

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
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.


Projected Incident Activity

Internal smoldering and creeping may continue.


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

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Coconino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

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