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Backbone Fire

Unit Information

Coconino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1824 S. Thompson St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

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The Backbone Fire, formerly managed by a Type 1 Incident Management Team, was turned over to local units on July 1. It is currently almost fully contained at 40,855 acres. A Burned Area Emergency Response Team has begun post-fire assessment.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginWednesday June 16th, 2021 approx. 11:30 PM
Location2 miles west of Pine, Arizona.
Incident CommanderTim Wilson, USFS
Coordinates34.344 latitude, -111.677 longitude

Current Situation

Size40,855 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateThursday July 15th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Pinyon juniper, chaparral, brush, grass, cactus.