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AZ-CRA-Willow Fire

Unit Information

Colorado River District
Bureau of Land Management
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403

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Willow Fire News Update

August 17, 2015 8:00am

Willow Fire Information

August 17, 2015

Information number (928)768-9113

Phones will only be staffed during normal business hours

Acres: 5,976 Start date: August 8, 2015

Cause: Under investigation Location: Mohave Valley, AZ

Containment: 100% Fuels: Mesquite, salt cedar, river bottom fuels

Terrain: Flat Resources: 1 Crew, 4 Engines, 1 Dozer, And 1 Tender

Willow Fire 100% Contained

This will be the last update on the Willow Fire.

Summary: Today fire managers will continue to demobilize firefighters and support personnel from the willow fire. Management of the fire will be returned to local resources at end of shift today.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs, has deployed its Interagency Burn Area Emergency Rehabilitation (BAER) team to identify imminent post-wildfire threats to human life and safety, property, and critical natural or cultural resources on federal and trust resource lands and take immediate actions, as appropriate, to manage unacceptable risks.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginSaturday August 08th, 2015 approx. 10:00 AM
LocationMohave Valley, AZ
Coordinates34.81 latitude, -114.542 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel141
Size6,780 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Salt cedar, mesquite, willow, brush, grass

Significant Events

All Evacuations have been lifted


Planned Actions

Transitioned back local agency.


Fire Origin: Ft Mohave (AZ-CRA), FWS, BLM, AZ State Forestry, and Private lands are involved

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Wind and Low Relative Humidity

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