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Medicine Fire

Unit Information

Fort Apache Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
P. O. Box 560 Whiteriver Arizona 85941
Whiteriver, AZ 85941

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Incident Contacts

Medicine Fire Public Information
Phone: 928-421-4984
Hours: Monday-Sunday, 8 am-8 pm

Medicine Fire Media Information
Phone: 928-421-4983
Hours: Monday-Sunday, 8 am-8 pm

Unless there is a significant increase in fire activity, this site will not be updated.

Management responsibility of the Medicine, Medicine II, and Marshall Butte Fires was returned to the local unit on September 3, 2020 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday August 22nd, 2020 approx. 08:00 PM
Location25 miles north of Globe, Arizona
Coordinates33.829 latitude, -110.69 longitude

Current Situation

Size8,930 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained96%


Planned Actions

The Medicine Fire will be checked periodically by aircraft.