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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
Fire Growth Potential
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.
Coconino National Forest Phone: 928-527-3600
Fire Unit Information
Coconino National Forest U.S. Forest Service 1824 S. Thompson St. Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Date of Origin
Sunday July 29th, 2018 approx. 10:45 AM
Approximately 6 miles northwest of Sedona, Arizona
Size Updated With More Accurate Information
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.