Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Tuesday, September 27, 2022 8:15:09 PM MST

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2022-AZASF-000609
FWAC Incident ID
264319
Incident Name
Mesa Fire
Last Updated
Thursday, September 22, 2022 3:20 PM MST
(5 days ago)
Fire Reported
Sunday, July 3, 2022 2:51 PM MST
(3 months ago)
State
Arizona
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
11.9 miles ENE of Bear Flat, AZ
Responsible Agency
US Forest Service
Responsible Fire Unit
Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
Fuels
T/g
Notes
Contain: 07/24/22 1600
Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

The fire is burning in rugged terrain near Deer Lake Canyon, a steep canyon that runs into Chevelon Canyon. Due to the inaccessibility of the current fire location, firefighters are using an indirect strategy utilizing existing roads and favorable terrain to support a strategy of full suppression. Tactical firing operations will continue as weather conditions allow. Drones may also be utilized in these efforts.

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning
Date of Origin
Sunday July 03rd, 2022 approx. 03:00 PM
Location
The fire is located 7.5 miles NW of Forest Lakes AZ
Incident Commander
L. Holmes
Coordinates
34.384, -110.891
Total Personnel
36
Size (Acres)
2,863
Containment
80%
Fuels Involved
Timber
Projected Incident Activity
Resources will patrol, monitor, and mop up threats to control lines. Resources will continue
performing repair work.
Weather Concerns
There remains a chance of thunderstorms and precipitation for the predicted forecast.
Incident Contact
Jake Rodriguez
Phone: 619-857-8882
Hours: 9-4
Fire Unit Information
Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
30 S Chiricahua Tri
Springerville, AZ 85938
Dispatch Contact
Show Low Interagency Dispatch Center | Show Low, AZ
Phone: 928-537-5305
Incident Map

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