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Gentry Fire

Unit Information

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Springerville, AZ 85938

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The Gentry fire will be in a patrol status, we have had the air attack check the fire twice a day for the last two days. We had ground resources check it today and will probably do that every other day. So the fire will not be staffed continuously but will be monitored frequently.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginThursday June 29th, 2017 approx. 02:30 AM
LocationBlack Mesa Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests,Navajo County, Arizona 5 miles southeast of Forest Lakes, 10 miles southwest of Heber/Overgaard.
Incident CommanderChris Johnson
Coordinates34.306 latitude, -110.723 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel187
Size641 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained60%
Fuels Involved

Closed timber litter, tall grass, brush

Significant Events

Minimal, creeping, smoldering


Planned Actions

Secure burn out, mop up perimeter

Projected Incident Activity

Interior pockets of unburned fuel will continue to burn

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

High temps, low humidity and high Haines index

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