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Truxton Canyon Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
13067 East Highway 66 Valentine Arizona 86437
Valentine, AZ , AZ 86437

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Phone: 928-275-4093
Hours: M-F 8-8 SS 8-8

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07/29/2022 C3 Fire Daily Update July 29, 2022
  Hualapai Tribal Forestry and Wildland Fire Management: 928-769-2312 Fire Management Transition and Minimal Fire Activity Daily Update July 29, 2022   Acres: 1378 acresStart Date: Thursday,...
News - 07/29/2022
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On Thursday morning, July 21, 2022, Hualapai Tribal Forestry personnel investigated smoke plumes on the East Side of the Hualapai Reservation. Hualapai Wildland Fire Management arrived at the fire incident near Prospect Valley at 11:30 a.m. The incident is ongoing with no estimate of containment at this time. 

The Southwest Area Incident Management Team 3 assumed command of the C3 Fire on Monday, July 25 at 6 a.m.
On Friday July 29, 2022 at 0800 the Hualapai Indian Reservation will lift all Fire Restrictions. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginThursday July 21st, 2022 approx. 11:30 AM
Location25 miles N of Peach Springs, AZ
Incident CommanderLance Elmore IC SW IMT3
Coordinates35.859 latitude, -113.228 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel136
Size1,378 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained72%
Estimated Containment DateSunday July 31st, 2022 approx. 08:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter and Understory) Brush (2 feet)

Hardwood Litter

Ponderosa pine litter with jackpots of heavy fuels in the understory are the primary fuel type. Pinyon-juniper and shrub type fuels are also present and have burned, but have not been the primary driver of the fire spread. Green-up has occurred in herbaceous fuels.

Significant Events


Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms developed today leading to significant rainfall across the entire fire area. Fire behavior limited to isolated smoldering and continued consumption of heavy fuels. No perimeter growth today.


Planned Actions

Monitor fire. Engage with direct line construction when weather and road conditions allow. Continue to support Initial Attack within the Hualapai Reservation.

Projected Incident Activity

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms. Isolated smoldering and continued consumption of interior heavy fuels. No fire spread.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Monsoon moisture will remain across the region into next week. Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected each afternoon with some storms persisting into the overnight time frame.