Hoyle Fire 100% Contained

Discovered:  May 2, 2019 at 7:30

Location:

  • Black Mesa Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests
  • Navajo County, Arizona
  • Approximately 3 miles southwest of Heber Overgaard

Size: 503 Acres

Percent Contained: 100%                

Vegetation: Ponderosa Pine with heavy dead and down component         

Cause: Natural    

Incident Commander: Joshua Salazar                        

Aided by rain and cooler temperatures crews have made very good progress over the past few days.  The Hoyle Fire is now 100% contained. Light smoke may still be visible at times as pockets of unburned fuels well within the fire’s perimeter continue to smolder.  Crews will continue to monitor and patrol the fire, taking action as needed until the fire is determined to be out. 

The weather is expected to remain cool with rain shower likely into the coming weekend.

 

This will be the final update for the Hoyle Fire.

The lightning ignited Hoyle Fire was discovered on Thursday Morning, May 2, 2019 south of Arizona State Highway 260 approximately 3 miles southwest of Heber, Arizona. 

Light smoke may still be visible at times as pockets of unburned fuels well within the fire’s perimeter continue to smolder. Individuals sensitive to smoke can learn how to help protect their health by visiting the Coconino County Public Health Services District website at: http://bit.ly/SmokeHealthAwareness

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