Shamrock Fire – June 13, 2021 Update
Acres: 1,104 acres
Start Date: June 9, 2021
Cause: Under Investigation
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.