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Johnson Fire

Unit Information

Prescott National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
344 S Cortez St
Prescott, AZ 86303

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Fire Information (928) 925-1111, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Location: 8 miles south of Prescott, AZ on the Bradshaw Ranger District (T12N, R2W, S16)

Start Date: September 22nd

The Johnson Fire is burning in a rather rugged and quite inaccessible area south of Prescott. The fire is being managed for full suppression.

The public can obtain additional information via the following:

· Local Ranger Station: Bradshaw Ranger District (928) 443-8000

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSunday September 22nd, 2019 approx. 02:15 PM
Location8 miles south of Prescott
Incident CommanderMario Orozco
Coordinates34.389 latitude, -112.478 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel139
Size166 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained96%
Estimated Containment DateSunday October 06th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber, chaparral, brush

Significant Events

Minimal, backing, creeping, smoldering. Transition to a local type 4 IC occurred 9/29/19 at 0600.


Planned Actions

Onsite resources will continue to monitor and improve the containment lines to ensure fire growth is minimized and values at risk are protected. Some aviation support may be needed to assist in said monitoring and securing efforts.

Projected Incident Activity

12-24 hrs: Minimal fire activity within existing lines. 48-72 hrs: Minimal fire activity within existing lines.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Conditions drying as low pressure moves east, Winds associated with a Pacific front will increase over the area for the weekend becoming strong by Sunday.

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