UPDATE 1 | SUNDAY | FEBRUARY 28, 2021
Firefighters from the Arizona Fire Department and the Arizona State Department of Forestry are on-scene of a wildfire that ignited on tribal land and has now moved onto state lands.
It is located approximately five miles southeast of Winslow, Arizona.
Arizona Department of Transportation is also assisting as an Incident Cooperator.
Cause is unknown..
The fire has been named the LITTLE FIRE for its location near the Little Colorado River.
The fire has destroyed an approximate 100-plus acres of salt cedar. Containment status is unknown at the time of this post.
Smoke is visible from I-40 and may be seen from other advantage viewpoints, as winds begin to pick up.
Hashtags being used on social media – #AZFire #AZForestry #LittleFire
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