Lynx Fire - April 20 at 9:00 am

Contact(s): Debbie Maneely, (928) 925-1111


Prescott, AZ (April 20, 2019) – Firefighters worked into the evening building a containment line around the perimeter of the 16 acre Lynx Fire which is now 80% contained.  Today smoke will be visible as fuels continue to burn in the interior of the fire; firefighters will continue to improve the line around the perimeter, extinguish any hotspots and start mopping-up.  The Lynx Fire was reported on April 18, east of the south shore boat ramp (T13N, R1W, S17).  The human caused fire is under investigation.    

  Recreation Site Information:

  • Overnight campgrounds were opened yesterday, Friday April 19th.   
  • The east side of Lynx Lake Trail 311 and Johns Tank Trail 94 will remain closed until further notice. 
  • Lynx Lake South Shore Day-Use will remain closed through Sunday evening, April 21th.
  • Lynx Lake North Shore Day-Use opened today at 8:30 am; Saturday, April 20th.  

For the safety of firefighters and the public, Lynx Lake South Shore Day-Use Area will remain closed to allow access for firefighters and fire-related traffic.

The public can obtain additional fire information via the following:

  • Prescott NF Forest Website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/prescott/
  • Twitter:  @PrescottNF
  • Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/PrescottNF/
  • Bradshaw Ranger District:  (928) 443-8000
  • Prescott NF Fire Information (928) 925-1111




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