Maroon
FIRE
8,602
acres
10.3 mi
ENE of Flagstaff, AZ
80%
containment
ACTIVE
Last Updated: 1 day ago
Incident #: AZ--000000
Fire Start: Thursday, May 16, 2019 3:46 PM MST
Dispatch Notes: Cof-198; p3 l9de (0304); | Off leup road

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 2 months ago

Fire personnel from the Flagstaff Ranger District are currently monitoring the perimeter and any remaining fire activity. Very little, if any, smoke will be noticeable from internal pockets burning.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Thursday May 16th, 2019 approx. 03:46 PM
Location:
18 miles northeast of Flagstaff off Leupp Road near Maroon Crater
Incident Commander:
Shae Koch
Incident Description:
Multiuse; 14,700 Acre Planning Area
Coordinates:
35.309, -111.408

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
5
Size (Acres):
8,206
Containment:
80%
Fuels Involved:
Ponderosa, Juniper, Pinyon pines and grasses and brush fuels

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Containment will continue to increase over the next few weeks as firefighters identify and extinguish sources of heat along containment lines. Crews will continue with the removal of hazardous trees along travel corridors for public and firefighter safety.
Remarks:
Maroon Crater was used for WWII artillery training and unexploded ordnance is likely present around the crater itself.

Contact

Incident Contact
Coconino National Forest
Phone: 928-527-3600
Hours: M-F 8 to 4
Fire Unit Information
Coconino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1824 S. Thompson St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001