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Approximate Location

31.868 latitude, -109.395 longitude

Incident Overview

The Turkey fire, located approximately 35 miles north of Douglas near the Chiricahua Mountains, was started by lightning on the afternoon of June 24th. The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management with the assistance of federal agencies as well as local cooperators continues to suppress the fire. Forward progression of the fire has been stopped. Resources continue to secure fire perimeter and begin mop-up operations. No structures are threatened.

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Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday June 24th, 2017 approx. 03:30 PM
LocationApproximately 35 miles N of Douglas, AZ
Incident CommanderM. Godleski, Sun City FD
Incident DescriptionWildland Fire

Current Situation

Total Personnel100
Size57 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained50%
Fuels Involved

Grass and brush


Planned Actions

Full suppression

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Storm cells and gusty erratic outflow winds

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