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Maroon Fire

Unit Information

Coconino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1824 S. Thompson St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

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Fire personnel from the Flagstaff Ranger District are currently monitoring the perimeter and any remaining fire activity. Very little, if any, smoke will be noticeable from internal pockets burning.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginThursday May 16th, 2019 approx. 03:46 PM
Location18 miles northeast of Flagstaff off Leupp Road near Maroon Crater
Incident CommanderShae Koch
Incident DescriptionMultiuse; 14,700 Acre Planning Area
Coordinates35.309 latitude, -111.408 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel5
Size8,206 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained80%
Fuels Involved

Ponderosa, Juniper, Pinyon pines and grasses and brush fuels

Significant Events

Outlook

Planned Actions

Containment will continue to increase over the next few weeks as firefighters identify and extinguish sources of heat along containment lines. Crews will continue with the removal of hazardous trees along travel corridors for public and firefighter safety.

Remarks

Maroon Crater was used for WWII artillery training and unexploded ordnance is likely present around the crater itself.

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