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Constellation Fire

Unit Information

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

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Constellation Perimeter Map Monday 8/24Image options: [ Full Size ]

 The Constellation Fire northeast of Wickenburg is now 100% contained and all roads into the area are open. The fire started Thursday, 8/20, due to a lightning strike. It burned 12,252 acres within the Wickenburg Mountains. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning Strike
Date of OriginThursday August 20th, 2020 approx. 06:00 AM
Location9 mi. NE Wickenburg
Incident CommanderNate Jones, DFFM
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates34.042 latitude, -112.612 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel130
Size12,252 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

grass and brush

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Hot temperatures and possibility for more monsoon storms with dry lightning.