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Gallo Wildfire

Unit Information

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

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Continuing monsoonal moisture has allowed fire officials on the Kaibab National Forest to consider two new lightning caused wildfires on the Tusayan Ranger District for the potential of benefiting forest health objectives and community protection.

The Gallo Fire, approximately 4 miles northeast of Red Butte is one tenth of an acre in size and is burning in a single dead pine snag which is nestled in a ponderosa pine type. The area has been receiving moisture but is receptive to low intensity ground fire at this time. The intent is to allow it to burn as it would naturally over the landscape providing benefits to forest health.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSunday July 22nd, 2018 approx. 02:00 PM
Location4 miles northeast of Red Butte
Incident CommanderAdam Pahl
Coordinates35.881 latitude, -112.048 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel3
Size1 Acres
Fuels Involved

Ponderosa Pine

Outlook

Planned Actions

Monitor

Remarks

Currently inactive

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