Slim Fire Daily Update

Release Date: Jun 8, 2017  

Chris Johnson,  Incident Commander
Daily Update - June 8, 2017  
Slim Fire Information: (928) 351-1231
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Location: Black Mesa Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests Coconino County, Arizona 16 miles west of Heber, AZ and 4 miles north of Forest Lakes

Start Date: June 01, 2017       Size: Approximately 3282 acres
Cause: Lightning.                      Containment: 50%
                                              Assigned Personnel: 291

Summary: Fire crews will patrol and hold burnouts along existing roads and dozer lines. Continue to utilize air resources at the confluence of Long Tom Canyon and Chevelon Canyon and scout for holding features. The focus today continues to be fire containment, and firefighter and public safety. When visiting the area be alert for heavy fire equipment traffic.

Structures Threatened: None
Resources Assigned: Crews: Five Type 1 Interagency Hot Shot Crews, one Type 2 Hand Crew; Helicopters: One Type 1, one Type 2, one Type 3, two Air Attack aircraft; Engines: Five Type 6,  one Type 3; 1 Dozer; 6 Water Tenders; and miscellaneous overhead.