Firefighters Continue to Hold the Fireline on the Racetrack Fire
Acres: approx. 150 acres
Percent Containment: 30%
Start Date: 10/17/2020
Cause: Under investigation
Location: Santa Catalina Ranger District
Origin Location: Redington Pass
Weather conditions: very hot, dry and windy
Resource: Type 4 incident, three type six engines are assigned to the incident.
Incident Commander: Chad Rice
Tucson, AZ, October 18, 2020- The Racetrack Fire experienced moderate growth last night and it is now approximately 150 acres. Tonight, crews will continue to work to improve existing contained lines.