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Viewpoint Fire

Unit Information

Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management - State Office
1110 W. Washington Suite 100 Phoenix Arizona 85007
Phoenix, AZ 85007

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Firefighters have the Viewpoint Fire 100% contained and will have it controlled and out by Tuesday, May 15th. The fire is complete at 5,600 acres. The fire has determined to be human caused and is under investigation. Two primary homes, 12 other structures, 4 RV travel trailers, and 6 vehicles were destroyed in the fire. The fire started around 11am Friday morning, roughly 9 miles s. of Chino Valley. The fire ran 8 1/2 miles over a six hour period due to the dry vegetation it was burning through.
There are no closures at this time and all evacuation orders have been lifted.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseHuman, Under Investigation
Date of OriginFriday May 11th, 2018 approx. 11:00 AM
Location9 miles S. of Chino Valley
Incident CommanderDave Berringer, DFFM
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates34.688 latitude, -112.366 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel50
Size5,600 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

dry grasses, brush


Planned Actions

Patrol perimeter to ensure fire line stability and monitor for hotspots

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Red Flag Warning conditions

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