Terrain Satellite
Constellation
FIRE
12,252
acres
12.7 mi
ENE of Wickenburg, AZ
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
2 months ago
Incident #:
2020-AZA5S-001807
Fire Start:
Thursday, August 20, 2020 5:59 AM MST
Fire Unit:
Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management — Northwest District

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 3 months ago

Incident Photo for the Constellation Fire

 The Constellation Fire northeast of Wickenburg is now 100% contained and all roads into the area are open. The fire started Thursday, 8/20, due to a lightning strike. It burned 12,252 acres within the Wickenburg Mountains. 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning Strike
Date of Origin:
Thursday August 20th, 2020 approx. 06:00 AM
Location:
9 mi. NE Wickenburg
Incident Commander:
Nate Jones, DFFM
Incident Description:
Wildfire
Coordinates:
34.042, -112.612

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
130
Size (Acres):
12,252
Containment:
100%
Fuels Involved:
grass and brush

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Hot temperatures and possibility for more monsoon storms with dry lightning.

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

Dispatch Contact

Arizona Interagency Dispatch Center | Phoenix, AZ
Phone: 800-309-7081
Website: https://dffm.az.gov/fire/dispatch