Tonto National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Phoenix, AZ 85006
This is the final update for the Brooklyn, Bull, and Cedar Fires. There has been no activity on the Brooklyn Fire for the past two days. There was a small amount of interior smoke on the Cedar Fire yesterday morning; however, yesterday afternoon's rains wet the area and no smoke has been seen since. The Bull Fire has about 5% uncontained edge, but has not spread since yesterday and also received some wetting rains.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Friday July 07th, 2017 approx. 03:30 PM|
|Location||6 miles north/northeast of Black Canyon City, AZ|
|Incident Commander||A. Mandell, T3IC, Central West Zone|
|Incident Description||Three Lightning Caused Fires Being Managed By Same Team: The Brooklyn Fire, The Bull Fire Se Of Brooklyn Fire, And The Cedar Fire E Of Brooklyn Fire On The Tonto Nf. All Are In Remote Areas With No Structures Threatened.|
|Coordinates||34.148 latitude, -111.963 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Brush (2 feet)
Tall Grass (2.5 feet)
Tall grass, shrubs, and juniper fuels
Minimal fire behavior as convective thunderstorms continue to cross the fire area. Scattered rain showers and elevated relative humidity minimize fire behavior in fine fuels.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Transfer of command back to the local unit will occur at 1800 on Sunday, July 16.
The Bull Fire is 5,699 acres and 95% contained. The Cedar Fire is 1,120 acres and 100% contained.
With the high humidity and recent rains, activity on the fire is minimal and smoldering. More rain is expected in the coming days.