The Juniper Fire is now being managed by the Pleasant Valley Ranger District fire managers who will continue to work on suppression repair.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Friday May 20th, 2016 approx. 12:00 AM|
|Location||Approximately 10 miles south of Young, AZ|
|Incident Commander||Kyle Fogarty, T4 IMT IC|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Ponderosa pine, mixed conifer, oak shrub
There is periodic localized flooding occurring in several drainages west of the burned area including Reynolds Creek, Workman Creek, Pocket Creek, Parker Creek, and Cottonwood Creek. ADOT is monitoring the creek crossings of SR 288 for potential damage to the highway infrastructure.
Continue to monitor the fire. Repair of suppression operations along Hwy 288 and Workman Creek Rd. Hazard tree mitigation procedures are underway.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Fire has not grown for the past week and hot spots have moderated with recent precipitation. Continue to monitor with anticipated warmer, dryer conditions this weekend.
A closure is in effect on all National Forest System Lands east of Hwy 288 and west of Forest Road 203. Hwy 288 has been reopened. Forest Road 203 is currently closed.
The fire received significant precipitation Wednesday with an estimated 0.25 to 0.5 inches of rain falling in the vicinity. Cooler, moister conditions are predicted for the next 24 to 48 hours followed by a warming, drying trend this weekend.