Johnson
FIRE
166
acres
44.1 mi
NNW of Phoenix, AZ
96%
containment
ACTIVE
Last Updated: 43 mins, 19 secs ago
Incident #: NWCG-6608
Fire Start: Sunday, September 22, 2019 7:15 AM MST

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 2 weeks ago

Fire Information (928) 925-1111, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Location: 8 miles south of Prescott, AZ on the Bradshaw Ranger District (T12N, R2W, S16)

Start Date: September 22nd

The Johnson Fire is burning in a rather rugged and quite inaccessible area south of Prescott. The fire is being managed for full suppression.

The public can obtain additional information via the following:

  • Fire Information: (928) 925-1111
  • Prescott NF Forest Website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/prescott/
  • Twitter: @PrescottNF
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PrescottNF/

· Local Ranger Station: Bradshaw Ranger District (928) 443-8000

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Unknown
Date of Origin:
Sunday September 22nd, 2019 approx. 02:15 PM
Location:
8 miles south of Prescott
Incident Commander:
Mario Orozco
Coordinates:
34.389, -112.478

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
139
Size (Acres):
166
Containment:
96%
Estimated Containment Date:
Sunday October 06th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Timber, chaparral, brush
Significant Events:
Minimal, backing, creeping, smoldering. Transition to a local type 4 IC occurred 9/29/19 at 0600.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Onsite resources will continue to monitor and improve the containment lines to ensure fire growth is minimized and values at risk are protected. Some aviation support may be needed to assist in said monitoring and securing efforts.
Projected Incident Activity:
12-24 hrs: Minimal fire activity within existing lines. 48-72 hrs: Minimal fire activity within existing lines.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Conditions drying as low pressure moves east, Winds associated with a Pacific front will increase over the area for the weekend becoming strong by Sunday.

Contact

Incident Contact
Prescott NF Fire Information
Phone: 928-925-1111
Hours: 8 AM - 6 PM
Fire Unit Information
Prescott National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
344 S Cortez St
Prescott, AZ 86303