Despite these precautionary actions, no evacuations have been made at this time. Tortolita is now 100% contained as of Thursday, June 11, 2020. Incident Cooperators include Inciweb, SWCC, Golder Ranch FD, AZ Forestry, AZ State Firefighters and Pinal County. The Town of Marana announced that officers with the Marana Police Department are currently notifying at-risk homes about the blaze. The fire started last Friday by a lightning strike after a thunderstorm rolled over the Tortolita Mountains, north of Oro Valley. There are approximately 75 firefighters assigned to this wildland fire incident. The fire started last Friday by a lightning strike after a thunderstorm rolled over the Tortolita Mountains, north of Oro Valley. The Northwest Fire District shared video of the so-called Edwin Fire burning in the Tortolita Moutnains Thursday. Final acreage is 3,140 and that is due to better, more accurate mapping. Final acreage is 3,140 and that is due to better, more accurate mapping. Sunday, The … The fire started last Friday by a lightning strike after a thunderstorm rolled over the Tortolita Mountains, north of Oro Valley. Tortolita is now 100% contained as of Thursday, June 11, 2020. For questions, contact the non-emergency line 382-2000. Final acreage is 3,140 and that is due to better, more accurate mapping. Below-average temperatures are expected Tuesday which officials say … One engine remains to patrol and monitor containment lines. The fire started last Friday by a lightning strike after a thunderstorm rolled over the Tortolita Mountains, north of Oro Valley. The fire started last Friday by a lightning strike after a thunderstorm rolled over the Tortolita Mountains, north of Oro Valley. Tortolita is now 100% contained as of Thursday, June 11, 2020. Final acreage is 3,140 and that is due to better, more accurate mapping. |, State: All Arizona counties seeing substantial virus spread, More than 182,000 COVID-19 cases reported in children last week, TFD rescues salvageable presents after house blaze displaces family on Christmas Eve, Arizona family mourns this holidays after losing three to COVID-19, Pima County corrections officer arrested for assault charges. Final acreage is 3,140 and that is due to better, more accurate mapping. or submit a news tip, All content © 2000 - 2021, KVOA Television, Inc. All rights reserved. Final acreage is 3,140 and that is due to better, more accurate mapping. Tortolita is now 100% contained as of Thursday, June 11, 2020. ← Back to Tortolita Fire page ← Back to Tortolita Fire page Fire data is updated hourly based upon input from incident intelligence sources, GPS data, infrared … The Tortolita Fire was more than 5.4 square miles (14 square kilometers) as of … The Arizona State Forestry said Thursday’s storm did not provide much moisture to help crews with suppression. TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Westridge Fire burning in the Tortolita Mountains is currently at 70 percent containment and 480 acres as of Aug. 21, 2020. The fire started last Friday by a lightning strike after a thunderstorm rolled over the Tortolita Mountains, north of Oro Valley. For emergencies, call 911. Final acreage is 3,140 and that is due to better, more accurate mapping. Resources being redirected to other fires. Both fires started on June 5 as a result of lightning storms, and were exacerbated by gusty weather. The lightning-caused fire was burning through dry grass and brush in rugged terrain north of Oro Valley in the Tortolita Mountains, creating a challenge for the 90 firefighters. Final acreage is 3,140 and that is due to better, more accurate mapping. Final acreage is 3,140 and that is due to better, more accurate mapping. TUCSON (KVOA) - Crews are battling two brush fires that ignited in the Tortolita Mountains Thursday afternoon. SILVERADO FIRE INCIDENT UPDATE 11/4 AM For all future information please refer to the Orange County Fire Authority. News Tips: 520-624-2477 Anthony Victor Reyes is the lead digital content producer at News 4 Tucson. "Fire activity has increased due to Sunday's winds and is pushing it to the southwest. One engine remains to patrol and monitor containment lines. PO Box 5188 Tucson, AZ 85703 09:00 PM. One engine remains to … Tortolita is now 100% contained as of Thursday, June 11, 2020. Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management - State Office, Friday June 05th, 2020 approx. According to the Arizona State Forestry, the Dove Fire is at 600 acres while the Edwin Fire is at about 100 acres, as of Friday morning. One engine remains to patrol and monitor containment lines. No evacuations at this time. Both fires started Thursday, Aug. 27. Final acreage is 3,140 and that is due to better, more accurate mapping. Tortolita is now 100% contained as of Thursday, June 11, 2020. Final acreage is 3,140 and that is due to better, more accurate mapping. Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management - State Office1110 W. Washington Suite 100 Phoenix Arizona 85007Phoenix, AZ 85007. Settings - change map background and toggle additional layers. Yesterday, two single-engine airtankers dropped four loads of water on the fire while ground crews built control lines. Tortolita is now 100% contained as of Thursday, June 11, 2020. of Dove Fire. It will be breezy at times for your Christmas Eve with sustained wind between 10 to 20 mph and it will also be mostly cloudy thanks to a system off the coast of Baja California! The lines held through the night and the fire remains at 5 acres in size and is 50 percent contained. Stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest updates. By: Sam Radwany Posted at 4:51 PM, Aug 27, 2020 Containment slightly increased to 42% due to efforts today. From the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management Tortolita Fire is now 100% contained as of Thursday, June 11, 2020. Fire Update: The quick response of fire crews yesterday established control lines around the Tortolita Fire. The Tortolita Fire is two miles from the Cochise Spring-area, west of Tortolita and Christopher Ranch, east of Marana. #BREAKING: The #EdwinFire is burning in the Tortolita Mountains. Tortolita is now 100% contained as of Thursday, June 11, 2020. Filter - control incident types displayed on map. Evacuation Warnings for Forest Falls, Rimrock, and Pioneertown were removed. One engine remains to patrol and monitor containment lines. Tortolita is now 100% contained as of Thursday, June 11, 2020. The award-winning journalist previously worked as a community reporter in Jasper County, Iowa. Approximately 350 fire personnel are combating the Bighorn Fire with multiple helicopters and engines. Final acreage is 3,140 and that is due to better, more accurate mapping. Interactive Maps of Arizona Fires. Officers will be going door-to-door to assist residents. Tortolita is now 100% contained as of Thursday, June 11, 2020. https://t.co/Y3PAq6TF18. The fire started last Friday by a lightning strike after a thunderstorm rolled over the Tortolita Mountains, north of Oro Valley. The Tortolita Fire started June 7, 2020 and is 5 acres in size. As of Monday morning, Aug. 31, the Dove Fire is at 942 acres (45 percent contained) while the Edwin Fire is at about 137 acres (80 percent contained). This will be the final update for the Tortolita Fire. The fire started last Friday by a lightning strike after a thunderstorm rolled over the Tortolita Mountains, north of Oro Valley. TORTOLITA FIRE: Marana Police Department is currently notifying at-risk homes in the Canyon Pass area. Tortolita is now 100% contained as of Thursday, June 11, 2020. TUCSON— Crews continue to battle the Bighorn Fire and the Tortolita Fire, both ignited by lightning during a storm Friday evening. Tortolita is now 100% contained as of Thursday, June 11, 2020. The Bighorn Fire is still burning in steep terrain … No evacuations at this time. ← Back to Tortolita Fire page ← Back to Tortolita Fire page Fire data is updated hourly based upon input from incident intelligence sources, GPS data, infrared … The fire started last Friday by a lightning strike after a thunderstorm rolled over the Tortolita Mountains, north of Oro Valley. A second lightning-caused fire was burning north of Oro Valley in the Tortolita Mountains. On Monday night fire officials report there were gusty winds near the Tortolita Fire however, all fire lines were held. The fire is now estimated at 3,500 acres. Tortolita is now 100% contained as of Thursday, June 11, 2020. The fire started last Friday by a lightning strike after a thunderstorm rolled over the Tortolita Mountains, north of Oro Valley. Final acreage is 3,140 and that is due to better, more accurate mapping. One engine remains to patrol and monitor containment lines. TA Alert-Tortolita Fire Update #6-60% Containment Updated: Aug 2 Fire is 60% contained. The clouds stick around tonight but the breeze will die down just in…, KVOA Television Final acreage is 3,140 and that is due to better, more accurate mapping. Update 1 - 6/7/2020 - Sunday The TORTOLITA FIRE is burning north of Oro Valley, west of Catalina and Saddlebrooke in the Tortolita Mountains, Arizona. There are no evacuations at this time. Updated: Nov. 6, 2020, 8:56 a.m. Blue Ridge Fire The Tortolita Fire in the mountains southwest of Nogal burned about five acres and at least two structures. Fire investigators are looking into the cause of the fire, which is currently unknown. Tortolita is now 100% contained as of Thursday, June 11, 2020. TUCSON, Ariz. — BREAKING UPDATE: Part of Catalina Foothills on alert for fire evacuations. AZFire #AZForestry @PimaSheriff @PinalCSO pic.twitter.com/DVbR20XeVB. Updated at 2:40 p.m. June 9. The fire started last Friday by a lightning strike after a thunderstorm rolled over the Tortolita Mountains, north of Oro Valley. TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Crews battling two wildfires burning in the Tortolita Mountains say the fires are both 100 percent contained. Final acreage is 3,140 and that is due to better, more accurate mapping. One engine remains to patrol and monitor containment lines. 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