Flying R Fire

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Flying R Fire

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Approximate Location

31.433 latitude, -110.695 longitude

Incident Overview

The Flying R Fire is burning on the Sierra Vista Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest, southeast of Patagonia. Today suppression resources made further progress on securing the fire perimeter. Burn out operations continued as needed and were responsible for a large portion of the additional acres burned. Firefighters will work to further secure containment lines, and cool any hot areas that have the potential to spread.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginWednesday June 14th, 2017 approx. 12:00 PM
LocationSoutheast of Patagonia

Current Situation

Total Personnel80
Size2,270 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Grass, brush, timber


Planned Actions

Full suppression

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Very hot, dry conditions

Unit Information

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

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