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Painted Fire

Unit Information

Tonto National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2324 E. McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006

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 PaintedFire FINAL UPDATE:
 The Painted Fire has been declared 100% contained. It has had 48 hours of wind and rain and has not grown or shown signs of smoke. The fire will be monitored daily by aircraft. Final acres 976.#TontoFire #AZFire

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginWednesday June 30th, 2021 approx. 06:00 PM
LocationHorse MESA DAM
Incident CommanderJohnathan Barrett ICT4 Justine Garcia ICT4(T)
Coordinates33.572 latitude, -111.344 longitude

Current Situation

Size936 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateFriday July 09th, 2021 approx. 12:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Short Grass and Brush

Significant Events

Minimal fire growth on fire yesterday

Outlook

Planned Actions

Apache Lake Marina, Burnt Corral Campground and SR 88/Apache Trail are now open

Projected Incident Activity

Continue structure assessments along SR88/Apache Trail and Apache Lake Marina.

Remarks

Fire will transition back to the local Tonto Basin Ranger District

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Strong outflow winds, extreme drought conditions and thunder storms