Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Friday, March 5, 2021 1:16:55 PM MST

Wildfire Incident Report


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La Grande, OR, USA
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Incident #
2020-AZTNF-002658
FWAC Incident ID
143950
Incident Name
Bolt Fire
Last Updated
Saturday, September 26, 2020 5:20 AM MST
(5 months ago)
Fire Reported
Friday, August 28, 2020 6:57 PM MST
(6 months ago)
State
Arizona
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
10 miles NNE of Carefree, AZ
Responsible Agency
US Forest Service
Responsible Fire Unit
Tonto National Forest
Notes
Contain: 09/04/20 1500 | Control: 09/15/20 1045 | Out: 09/23/20 0935
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

TONTO NATIONAL FOREST – August 31st 2020                                                                                                                                           

BOLT FIRE DAY UPDATE 8/31/20: The Bolt Fire is burning on the Cave Creek Ranger District, near the intersection of Seven Springs Road and FS Road 562. This afternoon, the fire is estimated at 1,420 acres, with 50% containment.  The fire has not had any new growth in the last 24 hours.  The cause of the fire is under investigation. 
 

The fire area received a moderate amount of precipitation.  This created favorable conditions for firefighters performing suppression operations.   Firefighters will spend the rest of the day mopping up hot spots, and securing containment lines.  
Seven Springs Road (FS Road 24) is now open, however FS Road 41 remains closed for firefighter and public safety.   Please avoid the closure area to allow firefighters to safely perform suppression operations.

Incident Type
Wildfire
Date of Origin
Friday August 28th, 2020 approx. 06:30 PM
Location
The Bolt Fire is burning near the intersection of Seven Springs Road and FS Road 562.
Coordinates
33.956, -111.836
Size (Acres)
1,420
Containment
50%
Significant Events
Seven Springs Road (FS Road 24) is closed at Sears Kay on the south side, and the FS Road 41 on the north side. Closure signage will be posted at the FS Road 269/Seven Springs Road intersection. Please avoid the closure area to allow firefighters to safely perform suppression operations.
Planned Actions
Air Attack will and work with fire managers to identify values at risk, and a safe suppression strategy. Burnout operations are being conducted around the Cartwright Ranch to mitigate any risk of fire impact to the property. At this time, there are no evacuations in effect.
Incident Contact
Eric Solomon
Phone: 480-339-9585
Fire Unit Information
Tonto National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2324 E. McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Dispatch Contact
Phoenix Interagency Fire Center | Phoenix, AZ
Phone: 480-457-1551
Website: https://www.az-phc.com/
Incident Map

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