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Turkey

Unit Information

Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management - State Office
1110 W. Washington Suite 100 Phoenix Arizona 85007
Phoenix, AZ 85007

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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.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
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
Coordinates31.868 latitude, -109.395 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel100
Size57 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained50%
Fuels Involved

Grass and brush

Outlook

Planned Actions

Full suppression

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Storm cells and gusty erratic outflow winds

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