Kaibab National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
800 S. 6th St.
Williams, AZ 86046
The fire was first reported on Monday, July 12th at 6 am that was started by a lightning strike approximately 5 miles northwest of Tusayan and 1 mile southwest of the Grand Canyon National Park. The objective is to use existing roads for containment lines and let it progress naturally as well as engage in minimal burning to reduce the dead and down fuels as needed.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday July 12th, 2021 approx. 10:00 AM|
|Location||5 miles northwest of Tusayan, AZ|
|Incident Description||Natural Lightning-sparked Fire.|
|Coordinates||36.003 latitude, -112.204 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Ponderosa pine, Juniper, Pinyon-Pine
A local engine will be checking this area on a daily basis for any changes.
Monsoonal weather will possibly bring more lightning and precipitation currently and in the coming weeks.