Wildfire Incident Information
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OSM
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98% contained
Fire Status
ACTIVE
Last Updated
13 mins, 3 secs ago
Fire Start
Sunday, April 17, 2022 4:22 PM MST
Incident #
2022-AZCOF-000159
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Coconino National Forest

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Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 3 days ago

Incident Photo for the Tunnel Fire

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

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Date of Origin
Sunday, April 17, 2022 4:22 PM MST
Location
Approximately 14 miles NE of Flagstaff
Incident Commander
Flagstaff Ranger District
Coordinates
35.304, -111.589

Current Situation

Total Personnel
30
Size (Acres)
19,088
Containment
98%
Fuels Involved
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.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions
One handcrew and two engines are tending to internal smokes as the occur due to high Wednesday temperatures.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns
High temperatures Wednesday have led to a few pockets of smoke within the perimeter.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Media Contact
Email: randi.shaffer@usda.gov
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

Dispatch Center Contact

Flagstaff Interagency Dispatch Center (AZ-FDC)

Flagstaff, AZ

928-526-0600