The Tunnel Fire is currently 95% contained. Firefighters continue to conduct mop-up operations and are working toward 100% containment. No structures or communities are threatened.
Basic Incident Details
Date of Origin
Sunday, April 17, 2022 4:22 PM MST
Approximately 14 miles NE of Flagstaff
Flagstaff Ranger District
Timber with understory: Conifer with abundant brush or small trees under them. Will burn readily with isolated torching and spotting;; wind can cause rapid spread rates with group torching. Grass: Cured grass, may be mixed with widely scattered timber or shrubs. Cured grasses will support rapid fire spread.
One handcrew and two engines are tending to internal smokes as the occur due to high Wednesday temperatures.
High temperatures Wednesday have led to a few pockets of smoke within the perimeter.
Fire Incident Contact
Media Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 928-224-8306 Hours: Daily 8am-5pm
Fire Unit Information
Coconino National Forest U.S. Forest Service 1824 S. Thompson St. Flagstaff, AZ 86001