INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SITUATION REPORT
THURSDAY JUNE 19, 2003 - 0530 MDT
NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS LEVEL 2


CURRENT SITUATION:

Initial attack activity was light nationally with 211 new fires reported.
Two new large fires were reported, one each in Southern California and the
Eastern Area. Three large fires were contained, one each in the Eastern
Great Basin, Western Great Basin and Eastern Areas. Very high to extreme
fire indices were reported in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho,
Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington.

SOUTHWEST AREA LARGE FIRES:

ASPEN, Coronado National Forest. A Type 1 Incident Management Team
(Humphrey) is assigned. This fire is burning in timber with heavy ground
fuels near the town of Summer Haven, AZ. Erratic fire behavior was
observed, with crowning and spotting. A combination of direct and indirect
attack will continue today. Structure protection and logistical support
will be provided in the Summer Haven area, and evacuations and highway
closures remain in place.

CHERRY, Prescott National Forest. A Type 1 Incident Management Team
(Oltrogge) is assigned. This fire is burning in chaparral and oak north of
the town of Cherry, AZ. Active fire behavior was observed. Heavy fuels are
hampering containment efforts.

PICTURE, Tonto National Forest. A Type 2 Incident Management Team
(Philbin) is assigned. This fire is burning in ponderosa pine, chaparral
and juniper ten miles northeast of Tonto Basin, AZ. Active fire behavior
was observed, with rapid rates of spread and long range spotting. Steep,
rugged terrain is hampering containment efforts.

LIZARD, Coconino National Forest. This fire is burning in pinyon pine and
juniper, nine miles southeast of Flagstaff, AZ. The fire was less active
due to favorable weather conditions however gusty winds associated with
thunderstorms did generate some flare-ups. Continued fireline construction
and burn out operations are planned for today.

DRY LAKES COMPLEX, Gila National Forest. A Fire Use Management Team
(Goheen) 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. Diminished fire behavior with minimal spread through
surface fuels was observed in pinyon pine, ponderosa pine, grass and mixed
stands of conifer.

PICACHO RESERVOIR, State of Arizona. This fire is in grass and brush,
eight miles north of Picacho, AZ. Minimal fire behavior was observed, with
slow backing fire along the east perimeter. Monitoring of the fire with an
engine will continue today.

MORGAN, Gila National Forest. This lightning caused fire is in the Aldo
Leopold Wilderness Area, 34 miles west of Truth or Consequences, NM. The
fire is in ponderosa pine, grass and mixed conifer with heavy dead and
down fuels. No new information was reported. This will be the last report
unless new information is received.

MORMON, Coconino National Forest. This fire is in pinyon pine 19 miles
southeast of Flagstaff, AZ. The fire is being managed with a confinement
strategy. No new information was reported.

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INCIDENT |ST|UNIT| SIZE | % | EST |TOTAL|CRW|ENG|HELI|STRC|$$$
NAME | | | |CTN| CTN |PERS | | | |LOSS|C-T-D
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ASPEN |AZ| CNF| 300| NR| UNK| 378| 12| 21| 4| 0| NR
CHERRY |AZ| PNF| 1000| 70| 6/19| 553| 20| 17| 2| 0| 150K
PICTURE |AZ| TNF| 1000| 5| UNK| 112| 2| 5| 3| 0| 250K
LIZARD |AZ| COF| 4087| 65| 6/20| 107| 3| 6| 0| 0| 147K
DRY LAKES COMPL|NM| GNF| 20500| 0| UNK| 71| 2| 0| 2| 0| 347K
PICACHO RESERVO|AZ| AZS| 875| 90| 6/20| 3| 0| 1| 0| 0| 116K
MORGAN |NM| GNF| 3861| NR| UNK| 46| 1| 0| 1| 0| 48K
MORMON |AZ| COF| 2600| NR| 6/30| 2| 0| 0| 0| 0| 6K
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