At 92 percent containment Cornville Fire shows no activity

Release Date: Jun 16, 2021

Contact(s): Fire PIO: Brady Smith, 928-310-6817


SEDONA, Ariz., June 16, 2021 — The Cornville Fire, currently 92 percent contained, has not experienced any new growth over the last two days and continues to smolder at 1,240 acres.

Other than some internal pockets of the fire slowly burning and producing very light smoke, there has been no activity or movement of the wildfire.

The Central West Type 3 Incident Management Team has demobilized, while firefighters with the Red Rock Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest continue with patrols and mop-up operations until full containment.

There are no evacuations or structures threatened.

Fire investigators with Forest Service Law Enforcement determined that the Cornville Fire started alongside Cornville Road on the national forest and the investigation is ongoing.

Individuals with information regarding the cause of the Cornville Fire should contact Coconino National Forest at 928-527-3600 or email SM.FS.Cof_Webmail@usda.gov .

This will be the final news release regarding the Cornville Fire, as any new updates or information will be posted on Inciweb until it is fully contained.

CORNVILLE FIRE OVERVIEW:

  • Current size: 1,240 acres
  • Containment: 92 percent
  • Reported: June 13, 2021 at 12:30 p.m.
  • Cause: Unknown. Currently under investigation.
  • Origin location: Just east and adjacent to the community of Cornville, on national forest land. (34.714, -111.885)
  • Fuel types: Grass, pinyon juniper, brush.
  • Current resources: Two engines. Approximately 12-15 personnel.
  • Predicted smoke impacts: There will be very limited smoke impacts to the immediate area from internal pockets smoldering
  • Closures: None.




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