The name has been changed to Brooklyn Fire Complex to include two other lightning-caused fires: the Bull Fire and the Cedar Fire. Neither are threatening structures, and both are in remote areas.
However, they do consider about 50-60 structures Northeast of Black Canyon City to be threatened now, although no evacuations are in place at this time.
John Pierson’s Type 1 Incident Management Team is expected to take over at 6 PM tonight.
Basic Information from Inciweb
Current as of
7/9/2017, 8:23:13 AM
Date of Origin
Friday July 07th, 2017 approx. 03:30 PM
6 miles north/northeast of Black Canyon City, AZ
Mandel T3 IC
Complex Includes The 2 Other Lightning Caused Fires: Bull Fire Se Of Brooklyn Fire And The Cedar Fire E Of Brooklyn Fire On The Tonto Nf. Both Are In Remote Areas With No Structures Threatened.
Percent of Perimeter Contained
Brush and Grass
Fire is wind driven being impacted highly by gusting winds from developing thunderstorms
50-60 structures threatened NE Black Canyon City; significant threat to cultural, riparian, and sensitive wildlife species on the Agua Fria National Monument.
High heat; Developing thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds
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