Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management - State Office
1110 W. Washington Suite 100 Phoenix Arizona 85007
Phoenix, AZ 85007
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.
|Current as of|
|Cause||Human Caused, Under Investigation|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday June 23rd, 2020 approx. 02:30 PM|
|Incident Commander||Darrell Willis, DFFM|
|Coordinates||33.807 latitude, -112.119 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Grass and brush
Heat warning in effect today and windy conditions expected over next few days