Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Backbone
FIRE
40,855.0
acres
42.3 mi
NNE of Phoenix, AZ
100%
contained
Fire Status:
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
26 mins, 26 secs ago
Incident #:
2021-AZCOF-000642
Fire Start:
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:09 PM MST
Dispatch Notes:
Contain: 07/14/21 0800 | Control: 07/19/21 0800 | Out: 09/15/21 0800
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Coconino National Forest

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 4 months ago

Incident Photo for the Backbone Fire

The Backbone Fire, formerly managed by a Type 1 Incident Management Team, was turned over to local units on July 1. It is currently almost fully contained at 40,855 acres. A Burned Area Emergency Response Team has begun post-fire assessment.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:30 PM MST
Location:
2 miles west of Pine, Arizona.
Incident Commander:
Tim Wilson, USFS
Coordinates:
34.344, -111.677
Size (Acres):
40,855
Containment:
100%
Estimated Containment Date:
Thursday, July 15, 2021 12:00 AM MST
Fuels Involved:
Pinyon juniper, chaparral, brush, grass, cactus.

Dispatch Contact

Flagstaff Interagency Dispatch Center | Flagstaff, AZ
928-526-0600