Coronado National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
300 W. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701
On Sunday, June 12, 2022, the Coronado National Forest responded to three new starts at approximately 10:45 AM near Manzanita Mountain, Nogales Ranger District. The three starts combined to create the Tonto Canyon Fire. The fire is currently under the leadership of the local Type 4 Incident Management Organization. Mike Cachero and Francesca Amanna (t) from the local Nogales Ranger District. Firefighters will continue mopping up and reinforcing the lines. They will continue to work with Mexico’s firefighters to ensure that all lines are secure on both sides of the border.
Acreage in the U.S.: 9,426
Acreage in Mexico: 3,000
The team doesn’t anticipate much change in acreage moving forward as the majority of the interior pockets have already burned out.
It is important that all visitors remain out of the area to allow the firefighters to effectively do their jobs.
A closure order, Tonto Canyon Fire Closure Order: 03-05-02-22-028, is in effect for Ruby Road.
National Forest System Road (NFSR) 39 (Ruby Road), starting from its intersection with NFSR 4186, then following southeast along NFSR 39 to White Rock Campground, as depicted in Exhibit A.
Smoke Information - https://www.airnow.gov/fires/
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday June 12th, 2022 approx. 10:30 AM|
|Incident Commander||Mike Cachero; Francesca Lamanna (t); Type 4 Incident Management Organization|
|Coordinates||31.381 latitude, -111.198 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||75%|
Tall grass and brush
This will be the final update unless significant events occur.
About 3,000 acres in Mexico
Closures remain in place for Ruby Road.