Coconino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
As of 10-5-2018: The Platypus/Rhino Fire is a Type IV Incident with Keith Halloran as the IC.
Discovery date: July 28, 2018
Tactics: Full suppression
Location: Approximately 6 miles northwest of Sedona in Red Rock Secret Mountain Wilderness. (Lat/Long: 34.94291, -111.8701)
Current size: 5,744 acres
Resources: Three personnel assigned
Predicted smoke impacts: Smoke is not being seen. Will evaluate over the next 72 hours.
Current closures: None.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday July 29th, 2018 approx. 10:45 AM|
|Location||Approximately 6 miles northwest of Sedona, Arizona|
|Incident Commander||Keith Halloran|
|Incident Description||Size Updated With More Accurate Information|
|Coordinates||34.943 latitude, -111.87 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Objective is full suppression. Fire is located in a rugged, inaccessible area of the Red Rock Secret Mountain Wilderness at the edge of sheer cliffs.
***Rhino Fire*** Contained.