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Big Sandy Fire

Unit Information

Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management - State Office
1110 W. Washington Suite 100 Phoenix Arizona 85007
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Incident Contact

Tiffany Davila
Email: tdavila@dffm.az.gov
Phone: 602-540-1036
Hours: 7am-7pm

Big Sandy Fire Map Thursday, July 21, 2022Image options: [ Full Size ]

The fire received a half an inch of rain over the last 24 hours and remains in monitor and patrol status. One engine continues to patrol the fire line to ensure the line continues to hold and there is no interior smoke. The fire is still 80% contained at this time. The lightning-caused fire started within the Big Sandy Wash, south/southeast of of Wikieup, Saturday evening, July 16, 2022, after a lightning burst in Mohave County.  

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSaturday July 16th, 2022 approx. 08:00 PM
Location1/2 mi. S. Wikieup, AZ
Incident CommanderRuss Shumate, IC4
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates34.705 latitude, -113.612 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel4
Size150 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained80%
Fuels Involved

Grass, brush, cottonwoods, tamarisk

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Rain forecast over the next few days which will help with suppression