Truxton Canyon Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
13067 East Highway 66 Valentine Arizona 86437
Valentine, AZ , AZ 86437
Rachel Grabenstein -GCNP
Hours: M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
July 25: The entire Thumb Fire area received rain yesterday and more rain is predicted for today. Yesterday resources continued to be released from the incident and the number of firefighters was greatly reduced. The fire’s containment is currently at eighty-eight percent and is anticipated to increase over the weekend. The local Type 4 organization assumed command at 7:00 a.m. this morning. Fire engines remain assigned to assist with patrolling and monitoring the fire area once it is safe to enter the area after the rain.
CLOSURES: The Havasupai reservation is under an emergency closure due to the COVID-19 virus. Public entry into the reservation is prohibited and will be strictly enforced by the Havasupai Tribe. There are no closures within Grand Canyon National Park related to the Thumb Fire.
There is no longer a Temporary Flight Restriction over the Thumb Fire.
For information about wildland fire at Grand Canyon National Park, visit: https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/management/firemanagement.htm or call 928-638-7819 for recorded fire information.
Thumb Fire Public Information
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Thursday July 16th, 2020 approx. 06:00 AM|
|Location||33 mi NW of Tusayan, AZ|
|Incident Commander||Adam Pahl: Type 4 Local Organization|
|Coordinates||36.331 latitude, -112.573 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
grass, brush, pinyon/juniper
Significant reduction in fire activity due to rain in the fire area.
|Projected Incident Activity|
High possibility of thunderstorms and rain in the fire area.