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:
Twitter: @PrescottNF
Bradshaw Ranger District: (928) 443-8000
Prescott NF Fire Information (928) 925-1111

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