Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:52:22 PM MST

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2020-AZA3S-000747
FWAC Incident ID
116891
Incident Name
Tortolita Fire
Last Updated
Monday, June 29, 2020 4:50 AM MST
(7 months ago)
Fire Reported
Friday, June 5, 2020 10:54 PM MST
(8 months ago)
State
Arizona
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
7.7 miles N of Tucson, AZ
Responsible Agency
Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management
Responsible Fire Unit
Southeast District
Notes
Contain: 06/11/20 0930 | Control: 06/13/20 1800 | Out: 06/13/20 2000
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

Tortolita is now 100% contained as of Thursday, June 11, 2020. Final acreage is 3,140 and that is due to better, more accurate mapping. The fire started last Friday by a lightning strike after a thunderstorm rolled over the Tortolita Mountains, north of Oro Valley. One engine remains to patrol and monitor containment lines.

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning
Date of Origin
Friday June 05th, 2020 approx. 09:00 PM
Location
Tortolita Mountains, North of Oro Valley
Incident Commander
Byron Kimball, DFFM
Incident Description
Wildfire
Coordinates
32.529, -111.035
Total Personnel
90
Size (Acres)
3,140
Containment
100%
Fuels Involved
grass, dry brush & other veg
Weather Concerns
wind gusts
Incident Contact
Tiffany Davila
Email: tdavila@dffm.az.gov
Phone: 602-540-1036
Fire Unit Information
Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management - State Office
1110 W. Washington Suite 100 Phoenix Arizona 85007
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Dispatch Contact
Arizona Interagency Dispatch Center | Phoenix, AZ
Phone: 800-309-7081
Website: https://dffm.az.gov/fire/dispatch
Incident Map

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