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Whiskey Fire

Unit Information

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

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Firefighters conducting ignitions to secure control lines on Sept. 18, 2019Image options: [ Full Size ]

Whiskey Fire is in patrol status and continues to have occasional smoke from drying fuels and falling needle cast well within the perimeter.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday September 02nd, 2019 approx. 05:30 PM
Location8 miles northeast of Turkey Butte Lookout
Incident CommanderChris Brooks, Allen Tennant (T)
Incident DescriptionType 5-Wildfire
Coordinates35.044 latitude, -111.84 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel5
Size5,859 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateWednesday October 16th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber, grass and litter

Significant Events

Low intensity smoldering in drying pockets of fuels


Planned Actions

Patrol status.

Projected Incident Activity

Patrol status


Smoke may still be visible from the Whiskey Fire until the area receives significant moisture.

Interior pockets of green vegetation and larger forest fuels such as logs will continue to burn well within containment lines.

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