The Pig Fire, named due to its proximity near Pig Trough Tank, was reported about 4:45 p.m. the evening of Aug. 1, 2020 and started on the east side of the northbound lane of I-17 from a hot piece of a faulty catalytic converter. Firefighters kept the perimeter of the fire at about 500 acres and fully contained the fire on Aug. 16, 2020.
Piece From Faulty Catalytic Converter
Date of Origin:
Saturday August 01st, 2020 approx. 04:45 PM
Approx. 5 miles s/se of Village of Oak Creek
Estimated Containment Date:
Sunday August 16th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Pinyon juniper, grass, brush
Fire has been contained.
Fire Unit Information
Coconino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1824 S. Thompson St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Flagstaff Interagency Dispatch Center
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