Here’s the update. Helicopters are occasionally seen flying over Walker on their way to the fire. There isn’t much smoke visible from Walker, if any.
I’ve received calls asking if Walker is in any danger. The fire is far enough away that it’s very unlikely that anything will threaten our area.
Current as of 10/21/2020, 7:08:18 AM
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Human, Under Investigation
Date of Origin Thursday October 15th, 2020 approx. 11:42 AM
Location 7 Miles Northwest of Crown King; 18 miles south of Prescott, AZ on the Bradshaw Ranger District
Incident Commander Truett’s Southwest Area Type 1 Incident Management Team
Coordinates 34.275 latitude, -112.419 longitude
Total Personnel 356
Size 9,442 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained 32%
Estimated Containment Date Sunday November 15th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Short grass (1ft), dormant brush, hardwood slash, Timber (litter and understory)
Active uphill runs and flanking
Projected Incident Activity
Fire remains active above Hooper Saddle and in upper reaches of Blind Indian Creek. The southern half of the fire is quiet.
SW Team 2 assumed command as of 0700 on 10/18/2020
very dry & windy conditions
Read the entire article at: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7244/