The Coconino National Forest released information regarding the recent lightning-caused fires.
News & Events
Concerning what Forest Service (FS) sites in Oak Creek Canyon are currently or in future going to be open or closed. Here is some information that I hope helps you answer the public’s questions.
Drivers traveling between Sedona and Flagstaff received welcome news when the Arizona Department of Transportation lifted restrictions and opened the "switchbacks" section of State Route 89A to motorists, well ahead of schedule, late last night. There are currently no construction/fire-related restrictions along SR 89A between Sedona and Flagstaff.
Location: Originated just south of Junipine area, approximately 5 miles north of Sedona.
Size: Currently 12 acres.
Containment: 25 percent
Date Reported: Monday, June 16 at approximately 3:15 p.m.
Cause: Preliminary reports indicate cause is a downed powerline, but this has not been officially confirmed yet. Under investigation.