Terrain Satellite
Tortolita
FIRE
3,140
acres
7.7 mi
N of Tucson, AZ
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
5 months ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-6738
Fire Start:
Friday, June 5, 2020 2:00 PM MST

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 5 months ago

Incident Photo for the Tortolita  Fire

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.

Basic Information

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

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
90
Size (Acres):
3,140
Containment:
100%
Fuels Involved:
grass, dry brush & other veg

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
wind gusts

Incident Contact

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