SEDONA, AZ — The "Pig Fire" has burned about 300 acres near the Village of Oak Creek, according to Coconino National Forest officials.
Emergency crews responded to the wildfire about five miles south/southeast of the Village of Oak Creek Saturday evening.
It was reported before 5 p.m. and started on the east side of Interstate 17.
As of Sunday afternoon, the "Pig Fire," named for its proximity to Pig Trough Tank, is about 300 acres in size.
#PigFire currently approximately 300 acres. Smoke traveling mainly north and lightly impacting VOC, Sedona, Munds Park, and Flagstaff with haziness. Photos taken atop Apache Maid Lookout today just after noon. pic.twitter.com/VGvE6n4VI3— Coconino NF (@CoconinoNF) August 2, 2020
About 80 firefighters and personnel from multiple departments are fighting the fire.
Officials say no structures or communities are threatened at this time, but there are lane restrictions on the northbound side of I-17 near the Sedona exit.