Schultz Fire 2010

On 20 June 2010 at 11:55 AM a fire was reported in Schultz Pass on FR-420.  Amateur radio operators from Flagstaff and across Northern Arizona provided communications and the Coconino County ARES Net was placed on alert.  Amateur radio operators were stationed at  the Red Cross Shelter established at Mt. Elden Middle School and at the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at the Law Enforcement Administration Facility at 911 E. Sawmill Rd., Flagstaff, Arizona.

CARC would like to extend a heart felt thank you to the following amateur radio operators who volunteered their services during the Schultz Fire: 

KB1LZ – Bill Smith, KC7PRC – Dan Boone, KD7UJJ – David Lane, KD7VYV – Lori Ann Lane, KE7BIT – Scott Martin, KE7NAK – Rebecca Cook, KE7QFG – Pat Traber, KE7QFI – Erv Perlestein, KE7QFK – Jayne Abraham, KF7BRV – Kay Perlestein, KF7BRW – Mike Blair, KF7HSD – Al Traber, KJ4BQS – Derek Hansen, N7KOZ – Jeff Kosmicki, W7LUX – Joe Hobart

A special thanks to the following amateur radio operators from Yavapai County ARES who assisted us during this emergency:  

KD7VBG – Patti Halgunseth, N7CW – Warren Semon Jr., WA6ZZJ – Lloyd Halgunseth

The following photos were provided by amateur radio operators from across Northern Arizona.

Schulz Fire
View of the Schultz Fire from Doney Park on 20 June, 2010
Aerial view of Schultz Fire
Aerial view of Schultz Fire taken from 30,000 feet.
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Fire Apparatus
Fire apparatus staged at Wildland Urban Interface (WUI)
Schulz Fire
Schultz Pass
Schultz Pass
Schultz Fire by night
Night photo of Schultz Fire
Jayne Abraham, KE7QFK & Joe Hobart , W7LUX discuss Call
Center & EOC operations with Governor Jan Brewer, who is
 wearing the CERT vest given to her by Jayne, KE7QFK
(Photo courtesy of Ruth Anne Penn)
Now we know why Joe, W7LUX,  spent so much time in the EOC!

(Photo courtesy of Ruth Anne Penn)

Fire on the Mountain
Fire on the Mountain!