Arizona State Forestry Division - State Office
1110 West Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
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.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Saturday June 24th, 2017 approx. 03:30 PM|
|Location||Approximately 35 miles N of Douglas, AZ|
|Incident Commander||M. Godleski, Sun City FD|
|Incident Description||Wildland Fire|
|Coordinates||31.868 latitude, -109.395 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||50%|
Grass and brush
Storm cells and gusty erratic outflow winds