Tunnel Fire (Wildfire)


The Tunnel Fire, located north of Flagstaff along U.S Highway 89 was reported on Sunday, April 17, 2022 and cause is uknown but currently under investigation.  As of the afternoon of April 19, the fire is estimated to be 100+ acres and 0 percent containment.  Fire is rapidly spreading in a northeast direction due to high winds with medium-to-high-range spotting occurring in timber and grass. Area evacuations have been ordered, and up-to-date evacuation information can be found via Coconino County.  While closure orders have not yet been issued, the public is asked to avoid the northern portion of U.S.Highway 89 from Elden Springs Road to the forest boundary for safety. Resources on scene include three Type 1 handcrews, two dozers, two water tankers and seven

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