Wildfire Update for the BLM Arizona Strip District

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 17, 2015 11am

 

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 25 55
Cause Lightning Lightning
Fire Behavior Smoldering, creeping The fire is expected to be active today
Closures None

Use caution when traveling in the area

None

Use caution when traveling in the area

Structures None None
Percent contained    
Fuels Brush, Pinion, Juniper Brush, Pinion, 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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