Arizona State Forestry Division - State Office
Phoenix, AZ 85007
The Mirador Fire is now 90% contained with no change in acreage. Friday crews will continue to patrol for hotspots and work to ensure the perimeter is secure. The Mirador Fire was stopped just 100 yards of the international border with Mexico within a day of the fire's start. Most of the resources will be demobilized today, but a few fire personnel, including a Type 6 engine will remain on the fire to patrol for activity. Full suppression of the fire is expected for Saturday. The Mirador Fire was reported by a U.S. Border Patrol agent on Tuesday, May 16th. The fire burned three miles E/NE of the town of Sasabe and E. of the Buenos Aires Wildlife Refuge. No structures were damaged as a result of the fire.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday May 16th, 2017 approx. 04:00 PM|
|Location||16 miles southwest of Arivaca, AZ|
|Incident Commander||Phillip Elliot, DFFM|
|Incident Description||Wildland Fire Burning Near International Border In Pozo Verde Mountains.|
|Coordinates||31.506 latitude, -111.592 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Tall grass and brush
Continue mop-up and suppress rolling debris within fire perimeter to ensure fire perimeter is secure.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Minimal fire behavior.
Dry conditions with gusty winds.