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Pine Ridge Fire

Unit Information

Kaibab National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
800 S 6th St.
Williams, AZ 86046

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Incident Contact

Bob Blasi
Phone: 928-635-5653

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Officials on the Kaibab National Forest will begin managing three new lightning caused wildfires for the benefit of accomplishing land management objectives that include reducing hazardous fuel accumulations and restoring overall forest health.

The Pine Ridge fire at 5 acres and the JD fire at half an acre were discovered on July 8 and are located on the southern portion of the Williams Ranger District near Pine Flat. The 1 acre Blue fire also discovered on July 8 is located approximately 5 miles east of Red Butte on the Tusayan Ranger District. All of these fires will be monitored closely over the next several days with the intent of allowing fire to burn as it would naturally over the landscape as long as it can be safely managed while benefiting forest resources.
Each of these fires will have a designated planning area that will identify management objective priorities within the individual locations.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSunday July 08th, 2018 approx. 10:00 AM
LocationWilliams Ranger District
Incident CommanderRyan Rawlinson
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates35.042 latitude, -112.152 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel6
Size5 Acres
Fuels Involved

Ponderosa Pine

Outlook

Planned Actions

Monitor

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Rain