Alpine Arizona

June 7, 2011 by USA Post 

Alpine ArizonaAlpine Arizona, Pushed by strong winds from storms, fire rolling in Alpine, Arizona, USA crossed Hwy 191 leading to an intense fire activity around the Alps, Nutrioso and Escudilla Mountain. The fire has burned 192,746 acres, according to InciWeb. Containment is at 0%. Map of fire in the slideshow.

Assigned to the fires:

2,315 firefighters, 31 hotshot teams and 25 teams across
12 tractors
138 engines
31 water tenders
22 helicopters
A red flag warning is in force on Monday 10 am-8 pm Low moisture – no good news for firefighters.

The fire has burned down to the community of Nutrioso and Alpine, the destruction of at least one structure in Nutrioso. Both areas are under evacuation orders.

Area Command Team 3, with Jim Loach as Area Commander, sent last week to fire in Arizona. Area Command teams and coordinates firefighting resources between multiple fire and incident management teams.

Some very rough estimates, very roughly, on the basis of heat is shown in satellite images dawn on Monday, indicate that the fire is about 6 miles from Greer, 11 miles from Eagar, 7 miles from Moon, and 35 miles Morenci.

A call center has been established by the White Mountain Joint Information Center for information, including evacuation, in relation to fire Revolcadero. Their phone number is (928) 333-3412 and their website is InciWeb is another source.

Here are some links to live cameras in the general area of?? Fire Revolcadero:

Sunrise Ski Resort in Greer, web cam # 2, only available from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm MST.
Springerville, Round Valley High School (near Eagar), click the Time-Lapse
Molly Butler Lodge in Greer, click the Time-Lapse (a view of a forest and a thermometer, there view of the sky)

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