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Slate 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 — Slate Fire

Slate Fire at 90 percent containment, 11,435 acres Released: 6/24/2021
This is the last planned update for the Slate Fire FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 24, 2021 — The Slate Fire, which is located 23 miles northwest of Flagstaff and caused a temporary closure of Highway 180...
Highway 180 reopens as 11,000-acre Slate Fire moves east Released: 6/15/2021
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 15, 2021 — Highway 180 has reopened following a week-long closure caused by the Slate Fire, which is located 23 miles northwest of Flagstaff and is now at 11,012 acres and...
Slate Fire at 10,677 acres, nearby areas of Coconino NF closed to public Released: 6/14/2021
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 14, 2021 — The Slate Fire, located 23 miles northwest of Flagstaff along both the east and west sides of Highway 180, is now at 10,677 acres and 23 percent...
Slate Fire at 6,248 acres, 17 percent containment Released: 6/11/2021
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 11, 2021 — The Slate Fire, located 23 miles northwest of Flagstaff along both the east and west sides of Highway 180, is now at 6,248 acres and 17 percent containment.Windy...
Slate Fire grows to 5,000 acres Released: 6/10/2021
  FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 10, 2021 — The Coconino National Forest is still working to contain the Slate Fire, which is located 23 miles northwest of Flagstaff along Highway 180 and has grown to...
Slate Fire grows to 2,000 acres; Highway 180 still closed in area Released: 6/9/2021
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 9, 2021 — The Coconino National Forest is still working to contain the Slate Fire, which is located along Highway 180 and has grown to 2,000 acres.The fire originated on...
Mitigation of 1,400 acre Slate Fire continues along Highway 180 Released: 6/8/2021
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 8, 2021 — The Slate Fire, which was reported the morning on June 7, has grown to 1,400 acres. The fire originated approximately 23 miles northwest of Flagstaff on the...