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Hyde Fire

Unit Information

Prescott National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Prescott, AZ 86303

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Hyde Fire - July 19 Updaate

Hyde Fire Wildfire
News – 7/19/2017

July 19

Last update unless there is significant change in fire activity

Location: 30 miles northwest of Prescott in Camp Wood (T17N, R6W, S26)

Start Date: July 10th

Size: Approximately 18,072 Acres

Percent Contained: 30

Cause: Lightning

Vegetation: Chaparral and Ponderosa Pine

Resource Commitment: 30 personnel assigned - 1 Fuel Modules; 1-Type 3 Engine; 1-Type 3 Helicopter

Summary: Recent rains and a continued increase in relative humidity have decreased the potential for re-ignition of fuels on the Hyde Fire. There has been little or no movement on the wildfire in the past 24 hours with no increase in acreage. Weather forecasts indicate continued monsoonal activity which is expected to further diminish fire activity. Crews will continue to monitor the area for any remaining fire activity over the next couple of days. Smoke is still visible in the interior of the fire and along Forest Road 9.

Closures: The following Prescott National Forest lands will be closed to the public until such time that conditions are deemed safe: PNF land north and west of County Road 68 and Forest Road (FR) 9821B extending west to FR 9; FR9 north to County Road 125; County Road 125 to FR 95E; FS95E south along FS95 to the junction of County Road 68 and FR 9821B. For a complete description of the closure area and map visit the Prescott National Forest website or InciWeb .

SmokeImpacts: Light smoke may be visible in the area and could drift to parts of northern Chino and Paulden.

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