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Assayii Lake

Unit Information

Navajo Region Fire and Aviation Management
Navajo Route 12 Bldg #264 Ft. Defiance AZ 86504 Arizona
Window Rock, AZ 86515

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Assayii Lake Fire Infrared Map for June 25, 2014Image options: [ Full Size ]

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseHuman- Under Investigation
Date of OriginFriday June 13th, 2014 approx. 12:00 AM
Location3 miles southeast of Crystal, NM and 12 miles northeast of Navajo, NM.
Incident CommanderLeon Ben Jr.
Coordinates35.996 latitude, -108.92 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel115
Size14,712 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained98%
Fuels Involved

Pinyon pine, juniper, and ponderosa pine at higher elevations and sage/grass at lower elevations

Significant Events

Smoldering/Creeping and burning of interior islands continues to be the fire behavior. Mop-up and patrol around fire perimeter and interior. Road, dozer and most hand lines rehab are complete.


Planned Actions

Mop-up, patrol and keep containment lines secure around the perimeter.Rehab dozer lines. Begin equipment removal.

Projected Incident Activity

12 hour: Low potential for fire movement. Expect smoldering/ creeping and short flame lengths with no perimeter movement. Interior pockets of unburned fuel may be consumed.

24 hour: Same

48 hour: Same

72 hour: Same

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Higher temperatures, low humidity, possible scatter thunderstorms and some wind.