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Mulch Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Coconino National Forest
Phone: 928-527-3552

Highlighted Activity

07/11/2019 Green waste pile on fire near Camp Verde
CAMP VERDE, Ariz., July 11, 2019 – Wildland firefighters are working on containment of a mulch fire within Yavapai County’s Camp Verde Transfer Station. Smoke from the Mulch Fire was...
News - 07/11/2019
7-11-19 Mulch Fire map.Image options: [ Full Size ]

The road to the Yavapai transfer station has reopened. Only garbage and tires are being accepted. The fire is approximately 50% contained. Stirring and drowning operations are continuing for at least another week.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginWednesday July 10th, 2019 approx. 12:34 PM
Location2600 E. Hwy 260, Camp Verde, AZ 86322
Incident CommanderSablan; Nittman (T)
Incident DescriptionMulch/green Waste On Fire In The Yavapai Co. Transfer Station
Coordinates34.536 latitude, -111.805 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel15
Size1 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained50%
Fuels Involved

Green waste & grass clippings

Significant Events

Sprinkler system established to reduce spot fires.


Projected Incident Activity

Burning piles of green waste being spread for water extinguishing.


ROAD OPENED UP and accepting trash and tires: No green waste.

2 engines

2 water tenders



Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Monsoon storms