Coconino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1824 S. Thompson St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Hours: 8 am - 7 pm
The lightning-caused Saber Fire was reported by Turkey Butte Lookout on Aug. 2, 2019 and has grown to 2,179 acres. The fire is located 12 miles northwest of Sedona near Turkey Butte Lookout. Fire managers on the Coconino National Forest have determined that the fire will benefit the ecosystem as it moves across the landscape naturally consuming dense forest fuels.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Friday August 02nd, 2019 approx. 04:45 PM|
|Location||15 miles Southwest of Flagstaff, AZ. South of Turkey Butte Lookout.|
|Incident Commander||C. Rice / J. Causer (T)|
|Incident Description||Type 3-wildfire|
|Coordinates||35.011 latitude, -111.901 longitude|
Grass, oak and locust shrubs, timber and decomposing fire scarred logs.
Moderate backing and flanking fire behavior.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Hot and windy conditions through the weekend.
A high pressure system with some moisture and higher winds likely later next week.