Kaibab Fire Managers Letting Lightning-Caused Thumb Flat Fire Burn

A lightning-caused fire is burning southeast of Williams near Colcord Canyon. Kaibab National Forest officials say the Thumb Flat Fire is burning about 18 miles southeast of Williams and has burned 475 acres. Fire managers say the fire is in open country and is being allowed to burn naturally within a pre-determined management area to […]

Small Lightning-Caused Wildfire Sparked Wednesday Near The Museum Fire Scar

During yesterday’s storm a lightning strike started the Imperial Fire on the western side of Mount Elden near the Museum Fire scar. Coconino National Forest officials say the fire was a tenth-of an acre. Fire crews placed a fire line around the fire and confined it overnight. Crews hiked to the scene and the lines […]

Burnouts Completed On The Saber Fire Southwest Of Flagstaff

Burnouts on the Saber Fire burning southwest of Flagstaff have been completed. Fire managers with the Coconino National Forest established defensible space around Turkey Butte Lookout and APS powerlines and no other burns will be needed. The fire has burned over 32-hundred acres and is 32-percent contained. The lightning-caused fire started on August 2nd. Fire […]

Cellar Fire Now 18-Percent Contained

The Cellar Fire, burning south of Prescott, is now 18-percent contained and has grown to over 73-hundred acres. So far, Pine Flat is the only area under evacuation orders. Residents can go to a shelter that has been set up at Prescott High School. Fire officials issued the “Ready” Code Red Alert earlier this week […]