FRIDAY JUNE 13, 2003 - 0530 MDT


Initial attack activity was light nationally with 137 new fires reported.
Two new large fires were reported in the Southwest Area. One large fire
was contained in the Eastern Great Basin. Very high to extreme fire
indices were reported in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma,
Texas and Utah.


THOMAS, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest. A Type 2 Incident Management
Team (Kvale) is assigned. This fire is burning in mixed conifer and aspen
forest 16 miles south of Alpine, AZ. Active fire behavior was observed.
Steep, rugged terrain, inaccessibility and heavy fuels are hampering
suppression efforts. Crews will continue to improve indirect fireline,
conduct burn out operations, and use minimum impact suppression tactics
(MIST) in primitive areas.

DRY LAKES COMPLEX, Gila National Forest. A Fire Use Management Team (Rath)
is assigned. This lightning caused Wildland Fire Use complex, comprised of
the Dry, Lake, Sycamore and Moonshine fires, is 27 miles northwest of
Silver City, NM. The complex is being managed to accomplish resource
objectives. Minimal fire activity was observed in pinyon pine, ponderosa
pine and grass. Personnel will continue to monitor the complex and support
other incidents on the forest.

MORMON, Coconino National Forest. The fire is burning in pinyon pine 19
miles southeast of Flagstaff, AZ. Extreme fire behavior was observed
during periods of high wind. This fire is in confinement status, and will
continue to be monitored by aerial reconnaissance.

TEN COW, Gila National Forest. This lightning caused Wildland Fire Use
fire is burning in ponderosa pine, pinyon pine, juniper and grass 32 miles
southeast of Reserve, NM. Resources were suppressing spot fires and
monitoring fire spread.

HAY, Colorado River Agency, Bureau of Indian Affairs. This fire is burning
in mesquite, arrow weed, and salt cedar five miles south of Parker, AZ.
Fire behavior of running and spotting was observed. Resources are
completing fireline and mopping up.

JUNIPER, Prescott National Forest. This lightning caused fire is burning
in ponderosa pine near Juniper Mesa, Yavapai County, AZ. No further
information received.

NAME | | | |CTN| CTN |PERS | | | |LOSS|C-T-D
THOMAS |AZ| ASF| 6902| 20| UNK| 475| 14| 7| 6| 0| 1.8M
DRY LAKES COMPL|NM| GNF| 7800| 0| UNK| 18| 0| 0| 0| 0| 140K
MORMON |AZ| COF| 615| 0| 6/20| 2| 0| 0| 0| 0| 2.5K
TEN COW |NM| GNF| 9722| NR| UNK| 116| 4| 5| 0| 0| 76K
HAY |AZ| CRA| 300| 0| UNK| 120| 3| 17| 0| 0| 20K
JUNIPER |AZ| PNF| 180| 10| UNK| 21| 1| 0| 0| 0| 20K