7/29 Pine Peak Fire Update: Fire continues to smolder in the heavy fuels. Smoke may be visible from Yucca and Wikieup.
Size – Estimated at 1631 ac 7/26 at 1900
Containment – 77%
Total Personnel – 6
Current Fire Behavior – Due to the recent Thunderstorm activity and precipitation over the fire there has been no perimeter growth. Heavy downed logs due continue to smolder on the interior of the pine stringers.
Strategy - Due to the extremely remote and rugged terrain, this fire is in a confine /contain strategy. BLM Firefighters continue to monitor and recon the fire.
Weather Concerns – Forecast call for Scattered Thunderstorms though the weekend.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Saturday July 16th, 2022 approx. 09:00 AM|
|Location||Pine Peak in Hualapai Mountains, approximately 20 miles southeast of Kingman|
|Incident Commander||Chad Howard|
|Coordinates||34.881 latitude, -113.863 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Ponderosa Pine and Chaparral fuels
As of Aug. 4th, The Pine Peak Fire will be in monitor status, due to the recent Thunderstorm activity and precipitation over the past couple weeks. BLM Fire Crews will continue to monitor. The fire remains far away from any roads or access points.
8/4 Pine Peak Fire is now 100% contained.
Issued Rescission of Pine Peak Closure Order. Due to decreased fire conditions and activities in the area, the Bureau of Land Management, Colorado River District, Kingman Field Office is rescinding Fire Closure Order Number: AZ-CRD-2022-01. The rescission will be effective on July 29, 2022 at 0800.
Forecast is for continued chance of precipitation and scattered thunderstorms thru the weekend.