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Sunday, 25 June 2017 11:01

Goodwin Fire Grows to 1000 Acres, More Resources Coming (Photos & Video) Featured

Debbie Maneely and others

The Goodwin Fire has grown overnight to 1000 acres.

Forest Service Information: June 25, 2017, 10:00 a.m.

Location:

Bradshaw Ranger District of the Prescott National Forest

Latitude: 34 21 27, Longitude: 112 22 23

14 miles south of Prescott, Arizona (T12N R1W, S28)

Goodwin Fire, Theresa Rose Photographer, Arizona, wild land fire, Type 1 IMT

Start Date: June 24, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

Size: Approximately 1,000 acres

Goodwin Fire, Theresa Rose Photographer, Arizona, wild land fire, Type 1 IMT

 

Percent Contained: 0

Goodwin Fire, Theresa Rose Photographer, Arizona, wild land fire, Type 1 IMT

Cause: Under Investigation

Vegetation: Chaparral and Ponderosa Pine

Goodwin Fire, Theresa Rose Photographer, Arizona, wild land fire, Type 1 IMT

Summary: The Goodwin Fire is burning in chaparral and ponderosa pine; south and west of the junction at Senator Highway (FR 52) and County Road 177. It is being managed as a Type 3 incident, however a Type 1 Incident Management Team is expected to take command of the fire on Monday, June 26 at 6:00 am.

A full suppression strategy is being implemented. Today ground resources will be working on direct line construction with the use of air support. As we work on a Closure Order for the incident, we ask that folks stay off Senator Highway (FS Road 52) and County Road 177.

Goodwin Fire, Theresa Rose Photographer, Arizona, wild land fire, Type 1 IMT

As a precaution Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is evacuating the community of Pine Flat. For information on the evacuation please call (928) 771-3321

Goodwin Fire, Theresa Rose Photographer, Arizona, wild land fire, Type 1 IMT

Objectives:

1. Provide for firefighter and public safety.

2. Minimize impacts and threats to all private property and other valuable resources.

3. Effectively manage incident costs by planning strategies and tactics with high probability of success.

4. Maintaining effective communications with all involved partners.

Goodwin Fire, Theresa Rose Photographer, Arizona, wild land fire, Type 1 IMT

Resources Assigned:

Crews: 3

Engines: 6

Helicopters:6

Air Attack: 2

Water Tenders:1

Miscellaneous Overhead

Goodwin Fire, Theresa Rose Photographer, Arizona, wild land fire, Type 1 IMT

Fire Restrictions: Stage 1 fire restrictions are in effect on the Prescott National Forest.

Fire Weather: Hot, dry conditions with potential for gusty winds.

Goodwin Fire, Theresa Rose Photographer, Arizona, wild land fire, Type 1 IMT

Closures:

  • Intersection of Forest Road 52 and Forest Road 89
  • 5 Corners above Breezy Pines, Poland Junction
  • Forest Road 261
  • Palace Station off Forest Road 52
  • Goodwin Road out from Mayer

The public can obtain fire information via the following:

This video was shot by Supervisor Tom Thurman Saturday night:

Other Information:

The Yavapai County Emergency Management team has activated a phone bank for information on the Goodwin Fire. That phone number is 928.442.5103

Theresa Rose published this video Sunday morning:

All photos courtesy of Theresa Rose Ditson of TreeRose Photography .

Last modified on Sunday, 25 June 2017 12:54
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Editor Lynne LaMaster

Phone:928.458.5119

Prescott, Arizona