Wildfire start 6 miles north of Flagstaff just west of Schultz Pass

Release Date: Jun 12, 2022

FLAGSTAFF, AZ - June 12, 2022 – Firefighting resources are responding to a wildfire located 6 miles north of Flagstaff and producing a noticeable plume of smoke.

The Pipeline Fire was reported at 10:15 a.m. by a fire lookout and is currently several acres, but active on all sides and growing. Resources on scene include one Hotshot crew, with another en route, one dozer, one water tender, three patrol units, and six engines. Four air tankers and one Type 3 helicopter have been ordered.

Smoke will be visible from Flagstaft, and the wind is sweeping the smoke through Schultz Pass toward Doney Park.

Recreationists in the area should leave immediately, especially those in the area of Schultz Pass down to Ft. Valley Trailhead. More information will be provided as it is received.

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