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Saddle Fire

Unit Information

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

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The Saddle Fire was reported June 24th at approximately 3:15 p.m. The fire is burning on the Douglas District of the Coronado National Forest, and on Arizona State land near Packsaddle Mountain. Resources are on scene and the fire is being managed as a type 3 incident. No structures are threatened.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday June 24th, 2017 approx. 03:00 PM
Incident CommanderRoss
Coordinates31.589 latitude, -109.428 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel50
Size5,113 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained90%
Fuels Involved

Grass, brush


Planned Actions

continue mop up, cold trailing and rehabilitation of the road system in the area

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Dry and hot weather will prevail through Saturday with gusty afternoon winds each day mainly out of the southwest.