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Molino Fire

Unit Information

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

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This incident is no longer being updated.

The Molino Fire was reported at 12:30 on April 4th near mile marker 4.5 on the Mt. Lemmon Highway. The fire cause is under investigation. The fire did not grow today. As of 5 pm the Mt. Lemmon Highway will reopen, and the Incident Commander plans to begin releasing some resources. Interior smokes are still visible on the fire. Two Forest Service hotshot crews, two engines and a helicopter will be assigned to the fire tomorrow, and will continue to work on securing the fire. This will be the last fire update unless a significant change occurs.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday April 04th, 2017 approx. 12:30 PM
LocationNear Molino Basin at Mile Marker 4.5 on the Mt. Lemmon Highway
Incident CommanderShirkey
Coordinates32.341 latitude, -110.691 longitude

Current Situation

Size50 Acres
Fuels Involved

grass, brush

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

winds