Slide Fire Update 06.04.14 FINAL UPDATE
Incident: Slide Fire Wildfire
Size: 21,227 acres
Containment: 100 Percent
Date Reported: Tuesday, May 20 at approximately 4 p.m.
Cause: Human caused, under investigation.
Cost: 10.1 million dollars.
New Fire Videos: View a post-fire flight down West Fork and along Highway 89A: http://tinyurl.com/k2xa8qg
New Interactive 3D Fire Map: Visit http://tinyurl.com/kc4w6pf and download the file. Note: You need to have Google Earth open on your computer before opening these layers. To install Google Earth visit: http://google.com/earth
Today: Crews continue to monitor the fire perimeter. While there are no threats to containment, internal areas of unburned fuel may continue to smolder, producing light smoke.
Forest Closure: Many areas within Oak Creek Canyon remain closed to the public. The Coconino National Forest has issued an emergency closure on all National Forest System lands within the area of the Slide Fire on the Coconino National Forest, in Coconino and Yavapai Counties. To view the Order and map of the fire closure area, visit: http://tinyurl.com/mzja5rd
Closed Roads: Highway 89A will remain closed from the Pine Flats campground north to the entrance of the overlook at the switchbacks. The ‘overlook’ is open to the public.