Terrain Satellite
Bolt
FIRE
1,420
acres
10 mi
NNE of Carefree, AZ
50%
contained
OUT
Last Updated:
3 days ago
Incident #:
2020-AZTNF-002658
Fire Start:
Friday, August 28, 2020 6:57 PM MST
Fire Unit:
US Forest Service — Tonto National Forest
Dispatch 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 Updated: 3 weeks ago

Incident Photo for the Bolt Fire

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.

Basic Information

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 Outlook

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

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/