Wildfire Update for the BLM Arizona Strip District June 18, 2015

IMG950849 Fire managers for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Arizona Strip District are continuing to manage the Wolf Hole and Sand Cove Fires.

 

Wildfire Fact Sheet

June 18, 2015

 

Fire Wolf Hole Fire Sand Cove Fire
Start Date Observed from Black Rock Lookout on June 16 Observed from Black Rock Lookout on June 15
Location 10 miles south of

St. George, UT near Hodgets Canyon

30 miles SW of

St. George, UT on Grand Canyon Parashant National Monument/Paiute Wilderness

Jurisdiction BLM Arizona Strip District BLM Arizona Strip District
Fire Size 7 acres 57
Cause Lightning Lightning
Fire Behavior No smoke, mop up phase Smoldering, creeping
Closures None

Use caution when traveling in the area

None

Use caution when traveling in the area

Structures None None
Percent contained 100% Contained Managing for multiple objectives
Fuels Brush, Pinyon, Juniper Brush, Pinyon, Juniper
Fire crews/Resources 1 Hot shot crew

1 Type 3 helicopter

1 Type 4 Engine

2 Engine modules
Evacuations None None

 

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