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Firefighter Crews Continue Response to Fox, Garden North Fires 

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(Posted June 18, 2012, at 10:41 a.m.) The Fox Fire is burning in a remote, rugged area of the Rincon Wilderness. Fuels include brush, and juniper at the upper edge. The fire was active overnight. 

 

Management objective is full suppression. No structures are threatened. There is very limited vehicular access.

 

For further information please visit www.inciweb.org .

 

Fox Fire summary:

Location:

·         Santa Catalina Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest

·         Rincon Mountain Wilderness

·         Approximately 5 miles southwest of Cascabel, AZ

Start Date: June 16, 2012

Size: approximately 1200 acres (most of the acreage gain is due to better mapping)

Cause: the fire is believed to be lightning caused

Resources Assigned:

·         Firefighters:six crews

·         Fixed-wing aircraft: one air attack platform, one lead plane, four air tankers (two heavy air tankers, two single engine air tankers), one additional heavy air tanker under repair  (NOTE:  air tankers are available on a flight-by-flight basis and may be called to other incidents as needed.)

·         Helicopters: two

·         Miscellaneous overhead

 

All forward movement of the Garden North Fire has been stopped. No structures are threatened. Two crews are mopping up, assisted with bucket work from the helicopter.

 

For further information please visit www.inciweb.org .

 

Garden North Fire summary:

Location:

·         Sierra Vista Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest

·         Huachuca Mountains

·         North of Garden Canyon

Start Date: June 16, 2012

Size: approximately three acres

Cause: the fire is believed to be lightning caused

Resources Assigned:

§  Crews: two

§  Helicopters: one

§  Miscellaneous overhead

 

(source: Coronado National Forest)

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Fox, Garden North, fire, Coronado, Cascabel, Garden Canyon,
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Created at 6/18/2012 10:41 AM  by 11 
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