Arizona State Forestry Division - State Office
Phoenix, AZ 85007
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.
|Current as of|
|Cause||Human, Under Investigation|
|Date of Origin||Friday May 11th, 2018 approx. 11:00 AM|
|Location||9 miles S. of Chino Valley|
|Incident Commander||Dave Berringer, DFFM|
|Coordinates||34.688 latitude, -112.366 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
dry grasses, brush
Patrol perimeter to ensure fire line stability and monitor for hotspots
Red Flag Warning conditions