Burnout Operations Completed, Crews Downsizing On The Newman Fire South Of Flagstaff

Fire crews have completed burnout operations on the Newman Fire, burning south of Flagstaff. The fire has burned nearly five-thousand acres and was started by a lightning strike near Upper Lake Mary. Fire managers will start to release crews to other fires as the Newman Fire turns into monitor status. Monsoon storms are expected to […]

Fire Crews Continue Work On The Newman Fire Near Upper Lake Mary

Fire managing efforts are going well on the Newman Fire burning south of Flagstaff. The fire has burned over 888 acres about three miles south of Upper Lake Mary. Fire managers have temporarily closed some areas of the fire zone to the public. Also the Narrows day-use area and Lakeview Campground have also been closed […]

A Small Wildfire Sparked At Upper Lake Mary Thursday

A small wildfire broke out on the south end of Upper Lake Mary Thursday. Coconino National Forest officials say the Walnut Fire started near the lake, just north of the Pinegrove Campground, with smoke going to the northeast. Crews were quick to the scene and contained the fire to an acre-and-a-half. The cause of the […]