Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management - State Office
1110 W. Washington Suite 100 Phoenix Arizona 85007
Phoenix, AZ 85007
As of noon today, the remaining evacuation order was lifted. All residents are able to return home. We are asking residents to please use caution upon re-entering as there are still engines patrolling throughout the burn area monitoring for hot spots.
The fire is now at full containment.
The Ocotillo Fire started Saturday, May 30, 2020, at 1pm off Ocotillo Road about 1.3 miles NW of Cave Creek. The fire was determined to be human caused and the source remains under investigation.
|Current as of|
|Cause||Unknown, Under Investigation|
|Date of Origin||Saturday May 30th, 2020 approx. 01:00 PM|
|Location||1.3 miles NW of Cave Creek|
|Incident Commander||Darrell Willis, DFFM|
|Coordinates||33.837 latitude, -111.96 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
grass, brush, and desert vegetation
monitor and patrol for heat within interior along with drainages
hot temperatures, windy conditions, low relative humidity