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Long Jim I and III

Unit Information

Grand Canyon National Park
National Park Service
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023

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Grand Canyon National Park fire managers—working with resources from Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Rocky Mountain National Park, Zion National Park, Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, Bryce Canyon National Park, Saguaro National Park and Kaibab National Forest treated 1,761 acres as part of the Long Jim Prescription Fire Unit. The Long Jim Prescribed Fire, also called the Long Jim Rx, is adjacent to the developed area on the South Rim, east of South Entrance Road and south of Highway 64 (Desert View Drive) East. Objectives specific to the Long Jim Rx include improving the defensible space in the wildland/urban interface (WUI) within the South Rim developed area, returning fire to a fire-adapted ecosystem, and reducing fuel loads.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypePrescribed Fire
Incident CommanderNational Park Service
Coordinates36.039 latitude, -112.103 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel52
Size1,761 Acres
Fuels Involved

Pinyon, juniper, and ponderosa pine