Peppin Canyon Fire Update: 6/11/22, 8pm

Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District

Size: 2.5 acres

Cause: Lightning

Location: North side of the Capitan Wilderness.
Map of the fire’s location:

Firefighting Resources:  1 wildland fire module, 1 engine, 1 repel crew, 1 type-3 helicopter. 2 single-engine airtankers.

Fuel Type: The fire is in a burn scar and is burning in brush and dead and down logs.

Evacuations: None

Date/Time Detected: June 11, 2022, 3:00 pm

Fire Update: Additional resources have joined the fire suppression efforts on the Peppin Canyon Fire, including one 10-person wildland fire module, 1 engine, and a repel crew. Two single-engine airtankers dropped retardant this afternoon, and a helicopter dropped buckets of water on the fire. Crews remain on scene throughout the night.  

You can expect another update tomorrow mid-morning.

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