Pine Fire

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Progress Made on the Pine Fire

Location: Pine Mountain Wilderness – Verde Ranger District (T11N, R5E, SEC 35), sixteen miles east of Cordes Junction. Start Date: 07-12-20 Size: 2184 Percent Contained: 90% Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Grass, Brush, Ponderosa Pine Summary: Ground and aviation resources were able to make progress on the Pine Fire as they attempted to secure the fire’s edge.

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Monsoonal Moisture Continues to Diminish Pine Fire Activity

Location: Pine Mountain Wilderness – Verde Ranger District (T11N, R5E, SEC 35) Start Date: 07-12-20 Size: 2170 Acres Percent Contained: 90% Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Grass, Brush, Ponderosa Pine Summary: The Pine Fire again received significant precipitation Friday afternoon and evening aiding in the minimization of fire activity. Air Attack observed the fire prior to afternoon

Wildfires

Pine Fire Activity Diminished with Significant Rainfall

Location: Pine Mountain Wilderness-Verde Ranger District (T11N, R5E, SEC 35) Start Date: 07-12-20 Size: 2170 Percent Contained: 0% Cause: Lighting Vegetation: Grass, Brush, and Ponderosa Pine Summary: The Pine Fire received significant moisture  Thursday diminishing fire activity. Fire managers may have Air Attack fly over the fire to monitor and gather information within the fire

Light precipitation received over the Pine Fire

Location: Pine Mountain Wilderness-Verde Ranger District (T11N, R5E, SEC 35) Start Date: 07-12-20 Size: 1,747 Percent Contained: 0% Cause: lightning Vegetation: Grass, Brush, and Ponderosa Pine Summary: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) continued to be beneficial on the Pine Fire gathering information and providing fire managers with accurate data. The fire has moved to the North

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Precipitation Moderates Pine Fire Activity

Location:   Pine Mountain Wilderness on the Verde Ranger District (T11N, R5E, SEC 35) Start Date:  07/12/20 Size:  300 Percent Contained:   0% Cause:     Lightning Vegetation:   Grass, Brush, and Ponderosa Pine Summary: Fire Managers continue to use aviation resources to observe the fire activity and spread direction. The Pine Fire was able to back down into Sycamore

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