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Aquila Fire

Unit Information

Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management - State Office
1110 W. Washington Suite 100 Phoenix Arizona 85007
Phoenix, AZ 85007

This incident is no longer being updated.

As of Thursday, June 25, the Aquila Fire is 75% contained with no change in acreage. Some Arizona State Forestry firefighters will begin transitioning off the fire and sent to preposition due to the upcoming wind event.

As of Wednesday, all residents who evacuated were able to return home. One structure was confirmed destroyed in the fire along with five secondary structures.

The Aquila Fire started Tuesday afternoon in the area of 27th Lane and Via Aquila, NE of Interstate 17 and the Carefree Highway. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseHuman Caused, Under Investigation
Date of OriginTuesday June 23rd, 2020 approx. 02:30 PM
Incident CommanderDarrell Willis, DFFM
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates33.807 latitude, -112.119 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel90
Size893 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Grass and brush

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Heat warning in effect today and windy conditions expected over next few days

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