The lookout located the hiker and assisted him … Less than 24 hours later, the fire was burning about 1,000 acres. Yesterday, containment of the Museum Fire reached 61%, extending the established containment line south of Dry Lake Hills east to Mount Elden Lookout Road and Brookbank Trail. A sense of relief for many- … 3:30pm update: EVACUATION ORDER FOR MUSEUM FIRE: The Coconino County Sheriff's Office has issued an evacuation order ("Go") for all persons living, working and accessing a home from Mount Elden Lookout Road.Also included in the evacuation order are all residents east of Weatherford Road with access on Mount Elden Lookout Road. The Woody Mountain tower sits at about 8,100 feet elevation. At that time, the fire was just 5 acres, but growing, officials said. Neither Fike or Thomas was in Flagstaff then, but it served as a visible reminder of how close the fire … The US Forest Service was contacted by the Sheriff’s Office to determine if the Elden Lookout Tower was staffed. Coconino National Forest officials announced late Sunday that firefighters will perform "burnout" operations overnight in an area between Mt. The Mount Elden lookout, frequented by hikers, sits about 1,000 feet higher than Ashworth's Woody Mountain lookout. Fire officials say the "status and condition of the fire at this time is no longer an imminent threat to the Elden Lookout Road area." Current evacuations: Residents from Mount Elden Lookout Road, all residents east of Weatherford Road with access on Mount Elden Lookout Road, … May 14, 1922: "Reports of a forest fire in the Huachucas proved to be unfounded yesterday afternoon when the lookout station of the forest service on Mount Baldy, in the Santa Ritas, reported that the fire was apparently only from a small building or burning rubbish. Everyone forced out Monday after the #MuseumFire got too close. Firing operations were conducted on the slopes of Little Elden Mountain to manage interior pockets of active fire. It was determined that a lookout was at the tower and he was asked to look for the hiker near the base of the tower. ... (Mount Elden Lookout) and Schultz Pass Rd. But now that sign is gone. The burn scar of the 1977 Radio Fire on Mount Elden was still visible in the distance. For years, a sign outside the fire lookout tower atop Mount Elden has warned visitors against climbing up the steep metal stairs to explore the structure above. EVAC LIFTED: Tons of people who left Mount Elden Lookout waiting to get back home.