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Shamrock Fire

Unit Information

Coronado National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
300 W. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701

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Incident Contact

Chrissy Pearson
Email: 2021.shamrock@firenet.gov
Phone: 520-240-6304

Shamrock Fire Update 06/13/2021

Shamrock Fire Wildfire
News – 6/13/2021

Shamrock Fire – June 13, 2021 Update

Acres: 1,104 acres

Start Date:  June 9, 2021

Cause: Under Investigation

Containment: 90%

Total personnel: 173

Location: 11 miles northeast of Nogales, AZ

Fuels: Short grass and brush

Operations: Through the efforts of the past few days, fire crews have now achieved 90% containment along the fire perimeter.   Firefighters worked throughout the 100 degree plus day to mop up edges of the fire line. 

The resources assigned include: 6 Crews, 5 engines, 2 Helicopters, 1 Air Attack, and miscellaneous overhead.

Weather: Near record temperatures are expected in southern Arizona through the week. Thunderstorms with minimal moisture are predicted for Monday and Tuesday, which may bring gusty, erratic winds and dry lightning.

Restrictions:  A Temporary Flight Restriction is in place over the Shamrock Fire to ensure safe air operations. Due to increased fire activity and dry conditions, Stage 2 fire restrictions are currently in effect in southeastern Arizona. Forest visitors are reminded to comply with all restrictions to help reduce the risk for human-caused wildfire. For a more detailed explanation concerning agency restrictions and fire information in general, please visit https://wildlandfire.az.gov/fire-restrictions or contact the nearest land management agency office.



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