Cat Fire


ACTIVE

Incident #: KNF-885
Fire Start: 3 months ago
Location: 10.6 miles N of North Rim, AZ
Acres: 4,497
Agency: Williams Dispatch Center (AZ-WDC)
Dispatch Notes: Wdc #1 08/06/2018

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 7 hours, 46 mins ago — Weather: Moisture from Rosa is forecast to move northward into the state today with shower and thunderstorm chances increasing through the day. Monday through Wednesday, a southerly flow ahead of the trough of low pressure along the West Coast is anticipated to draw deep moisture into the region from Rosa, which could lead to widespread wetting rains, thunderstorms, and possible strong winds.Area, road and trail closure: The Restricted Area includes the boundary roads and trails described as beginning at the junction of Forest Road (FR) 610 and the Arizona Trail #101, then north to the junction with the Arizona Trail #101 and North Canyon Trail #4, then proceeding east on the North Canyon Trail #4 to FR 631 continuing to FR 8910 Junction. Then south on the FR8910 to South Canyon #6/ Nankoweap Trail #57, then going west on the South Canyon #6/Nankoweap Trail #57 to FR610 continuing west on FR610 to the Junction of FR 610 and the Arizona Trail #101.Trails. All trails described above and...

Contact

Incident Contact
David Hercher
Email: davidjhercher@fs.fed.us
Phone: 928-643-8110
Fire Unit Information
Kaibab National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Arizona
Williams, AZ 86046

Basic Information

Cause
Lightning
Date of Origin
Monday August 06th, 2018 approx. 01:00 PM
Location
About 25 miles southeast of Jacob Lake in the Saddle Mountain Wilderness on the North Kaibab Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest.
Incident Commander
Kody Stoner
Coordinates
36.365 latitude, -112.029 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel
13
Size
4,620 Acres
Fuels Involved
Mixed conifer, ponderosa pine and pinyon-juniper

Outlook

Planned Actions
Continue to monitor the drainage to the west of the main fire and initiate firing operations as necessary in order to reduce the effects of high severity fire behavior.