SH Creek Fire Final Update
WHITE MOUNTAIN ZONE TYPE 3 INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM Chris Johnson, Incident Commander Ben Plumb, Incident Commander Trainee SH Creek Fire Final Update 7/10/2017 10 a.m. Discovered: June 27,... more
The SH Creek Fire was originally discovered on June 27, 2017 and put into a monitor status due to limited access, steep terrain and firefighter safety. Over the July 1st and 2nd weekend the fire shifted direction due to passing thunderstorms causing it to spread toward U.S. Highway 191. Burnout operations are being conducted along the Highway to prevent fire spread west of the Highway.White Mountain Zone Type 3 Incident Management Team took command of the fire July 5, 2017 from the Clifton Ranger District.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday June 27th, 2017 approx. 05:45 PM|
|Location||30 miles south of Alpine, AZ|
|Incident Commander||Chris Johnson WHITE MOUNTAIN ZONE TYPE 3 INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM|
|Incident Description||The Fire Is Burning 2 Miles North Of Rose Peak On The Clifton Ranger District|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||60%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Tuesday July 25th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM|
Brush, timber, and tall grass
Observed fire activity included creeping, smoldering, and backing fire.
Patrol and mop up along U.S. Highway 191. Continue rehab
|Projected Incident Activity|
The fire is projected to move north and east.
Chances of showers and thunderstorms in the area