The Wildfire Log: Arizona’s Gap Fire | 1

UPDATE 1 | June 27, 2019 | Thursday

Incident Summary | A wildfire is burning about 10 miles northeast of Bylas, Arizona in the same territory as the BYLAS FIRE managed by the San Carlos Agency on BIA lands, which was discovered on June 25, 2019.

Current Status | Fire behavior has been reported as active with running, flanking and wind-driven runs.  Structures are said to be at risk.  No structures have been reported as damaged or destroyed.  The current cause is unknown at the time of this posting.

Size & Containment Status | Fire has burned approximately 16,721 acres of brush and short grass and has a containment status of 50% contained.

Resources |  There are approximately 115 total personnel along with 4 crews and 3 helicopters.

Damage Assessment | The total cost-to-date for fire suppression and containment expenses have reached $530,000.00.

Updates | We will try to bring you information on this wildfire but have found there is limited information on our verified sources or on Social Media.

 

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