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.
Date of Origin:
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 2:00 PM MST
11 miles East of Crown King
Estimated Containment Date:
Friday, July 30, 2021 12:00 AM MST
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.
Monitor and patrol the fire area and take action as needed.
Projected Incident Activity:
Minimal fire progression is expected. Monitoring activities are being implemented.
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.
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