Platypus Fire


CONTAINED

Incident #: COF-1336
Fire Start: 3 months ago
Location: 7.8 miles NNW of Sedona, AZ
Acres: 4,889
Agency: Flagstaff Interagency Dispatch Center (AZ-FDC)
Dispatch Notes: Frd | Contain: 10/19/18 0800

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 12 hours, 40 mins ago — As of 10-5-2018: The Platypus/Rhino Fire is a Type IV Incident with Keith Halloran as the IC. Discovery date: July 28, 2018 Cause: Lightning Tactics: Full suppression Location: Approximately 6 miles northwest of Sedona in Red Rock Secret Mountain Wilderness. (Lat/Long: 34.94291, -111.8701) Current size: 5,744 acres Containment: 100% Resources: Three personnel assigned Predicted smoke impacts: Smoke is not being seen. Will evaluate over the next 72 hours.Current closures: None.

Contact

Incident Contact
Coconino National Forest
Phone: 928-527-3600
Fire Unit Information
Coconino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1824 S. Thompson St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Basic Information

Cause
Lightning
Date of Origin
Sunday July 29th, 2018 approx. 10:45 AM
Location
Approximately 6 miles northwest of Sedona, Arizona
Incident Commander
Keith Halloran
Incident Description
Size Updated With More Accurate Information

Current Situation

Total Personnel
3
Size
5,744 Acres
% Contained
100%

Outlook

Planned Actions
Monitor
Remarks
Objective is full suppression. Fire is located in a rugged, inaccessible area of the Red Rock Secret Mountain Wilderness at the edge of sheer cliffs.
***Rhino Fire*** Contained.