Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Sunday, January 16, 2022 6:38:54 PM MST

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2021-AZPNF-001008
FWAC Incident ID
194757
Incident Name
Tiger Fire
Last Updated
Thursday, July 8, 2021 5:58 PM MST
(6 months ago)
Fire Reported
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 2:52 PM MST
(7 months ago)
State
Arizona
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
22.2 miles NNW of Phoenix, AZ
Responsible Agency
US Forest Service
Responsible Fire Unit
Prescott National Forest
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

This will be the final news release unless there are significant changes to fire activity.


The Tiger Fire has been turned back to the local unit and is be managed by a Type 4 Team.  A smaller organization will continue with suppression repair work;  and continue to patrol and monitor the fire.  

NOTE - There is a new Tiger Fire Public Safety Closure that allow for public access into the community of Crown King.  However, Horsethief Basin Recreation and Castle Creek Wilderness remain closed.   

 

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning
Date of Origin
Wednesday June 30th, 2021 approx. 02:00 PM
Location
11 miles East of Crown King
Incident Commander
Mark Timber
Coordinates
34.139, -112.218
Size (Acres)
16,278
Containment
100%
Estimated Containment Date
Friday July 30th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved
Short grass, brush and timber.

Narrative:
With the current weather conditions and rain fall the grass fuels are very hard to sustain fire. The heavier fuels will continue to be available to burn but with a lower intensity.
Significant Events
Minimal Smoldering
Planned Actions
Monitor and patrol the fire area and take action as needed.
Projected Incident Activity
Minimal fire progression is expected. Monitoring activities are being implemented.
Weather Concerns
Monsoon moisture is here to stay well into next week. Scattered predominantly afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms will continue around the fire area. The fire should receive rain abut once very 2 to 3 days. The main threats will be gusty winds from storms within 30 miles of the fire, lightning and flash flooding.
Incident Contact
Fire Information
Email: 2021.Tiger@firenet.gov
Phone: 928-925-1111
Hours: 8am - 8pm
Fire Unit Information
Prescott National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
344 S Cortez St
Prescott, AZ 86303
Dispatch Contact
Prescott Interagency Dispatch Center | Prescott, AZ
Phone: 928-777-5700
Website: https://gacc.nifc.gov/swcc/dc/azpdc/index.php
Incident Map

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