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Mescal Fire

Unit Information

Gila District Office
3201 E Universal Way
Tucson, AZ 85756

Incident Contact

Mescal Fire Info
Phone: 520-345-2825
Hours: M-F, 8-4, SS 8-4

Highlighted Activity

06/14/2021 Mescal Fire Final Daily Update
Containment increases on Mescal Fire; New fire west of Soda Canyon and excessive heat still a threat Mescal Fire Daily Update June 14, 2021 Ko’ Ba Nagoni i’ Acres: 72,250 acres Cause: Under...
News - 06/14/2021
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 6/18:  Crews will continue to hold and monitor containment lines, no significant smoke in the perimeter. Today an engine will be on the 700 road on the west end to clean the roads of downed trees. One engine will be on the east end to patrol. Yesterday both hand crews were reassigned to the Buck Horn fire as well as loaning two tenders. Resources still assigned to the fire include: three engines, 1-logistics, 1-pio,1- Burn Area Emergency Rehabilitation team, 1-purchaser. This Incident will be deactivated on Monday, June 21 unless there are changes to fire status.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginTuesday June 01st, 2021 approx. 11:00 AM
Location12 mi SE of Globe, AZ; 7 mi NE of Dripping Springs, AZ; 12 mi NE Hayden, AZ
Coordinates33.166 latitude, -110.664 longitude

Current Situation

Size72,250 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Short Grass (1 foot)

Chaparral (6 feet)

Brush (2 feet)



This fire was turned over to the local units.