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Maroon Fire

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Coconino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1824 S. Thompson St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

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News Releases — Maroon Fire

Maroon Fire winds down - Final Update Released: 6/5/2019
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 5, 2019 - FINAL UPDATE - Fire managers have completed all burnout operations on the 8,605-acre Maroon Fire, and a reduced number of resources will remain on scene to patrol...
Maroon Fire Update 06/04/19 Released: 6/4/2019
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 04, 2019 – The unmanned aircraft system (UAS) was successful with aerial ignitions over the area containing unexploded ordinances (UXO). Crews patrolled and monitored the...
Maroon Fire Update 06/03/19 Released: 6/3/2019
The Maroon Fire is currently 7,000 acres and 20% contained. On Sunday crews conducted ground ignitions in tandem with aerial ignitions to establish new containment lines on the southern boundary and...
Maroon Fire Update 06/02/19 Released: 6/2/2019
Increased smoke from the Maroon Fire visible today FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 02, 2019 – The public can expect to see an increase in smoke from the Maroon Fire today, due to breezy conditions and...
Maroon Fire Update 06/01/19 Released: 6/1/2019
Aerial ignitions to begin on the Maroon Fire FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 01, 2019 – Crews made progress with successful hand ignition operations along the western fire perimeter around the Western Area...
Maroon Fire Update 05/31/19 Released: 5/31/2019
Public can expect to observe an increase of smoke from the Maroon Fire FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., May 31, 2019 – Prior to thunderstorm development, firefighters were successful with hand ignitions along...
Maroon Fire Update: Control line held, TFR established Released: 5/30/2019
There will be a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) in place over the fire because of the helicopter activity in the area. It is critical the public does not fly drones or any manned and unmanned...
Maroon Fire Daily Update: 1,000 Acres of control lines established Tuesday Released: 5/29/2019
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., May 28, 2019 — With better than expected weather conditions, firefighters carried out an estimated 1,000 acres of successful burnout operations to reinforce control lines on...
Maroon Fire update - Firefighters plan for burnout ops tonight Released: 5/28/2019
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., May 28, 2019 - Firefighting crews are planning to conduct burnout operations this evening as warmer, drier temperatures and lighter winds are forecast for the upcoming week. ...
Maroon Fire 5/27 update - Type 3 IMT assumes management Released: 5/27/2019
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., May 27, 2019 - A Type 3 Incident Management Team (IMT) has assumed management responsibilities of the Maroon Fire, which is currently 100 acres and had slight growth on Sunday due...