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Mill Fire

Unit Information

Phoenix District Office
Bureau of Land Management
21605 North 7th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ, AZ 85027

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Incident Contact

Mariela Castaneda
Email: mcastaneda@blm.gov
Phone: 480-220-2254

Effective 5/8 at 1700 the Type 3 Incident Management Team effectively transferred command back to the District and a local Type 4 Incident Commander.

The fire received measurable rain over the last 2 days effectively reducing fire activity. Today's (5/8) reconnaissance flight over the fire area revealed no smoke or evidence of internal heat. The fire remains 179 acres, with containment increasing to 75%. No growth is anticipated.

The fire's specific cause remains under investigation.

This will be the final update to this incident.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginMonday May 06th, 2019 approx. 11:15 AM
Location7 miles SW of Crown King
Incident CommanderT4IC -Shultz
Coordinates34.122 latitude, -112.423 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel5
Size179 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained75%
Fuels Involved

Brush/scrub oak/juniper and grass

Significant Events

Transition from Type 3 Incident Management Team to District Type 4 Incident Command 5/8 at 1700. Measurable rain received in fire area over the last 2 days

Outlook

Planned Actions

Insure containment features hold, monitor for interior heat

Projected Incident Activity

Anticipate increased containment, little to no smoke visible

Remarks

No change in acreage expected