High Winds Close Public Access to Assayii Lake Fire Area
Incident: Assayii Lake Wildfire
The Navajo Nation Emergency Operations Center announced that due to high winds today June 26, 2014 and prediction for high winds tomorrow, June 27, 2014 the Assayii Lake Fire zone will be closed to residents, livestock owners and the general public. The area is unsafe for travel due to winds increasing the chance of falling trees. All roads into the fire area are closed and the public is asked to not travel beyond road closure signs. The Navajo Nation Emergency Operations Center and Southwest Interagency Type 3 Management Team asks you to please stay off the mountain and away from the restricted areas.
Law Enforcement, Forestry, Rangers and Fish & Wildlife are present in the area to enforce the closures. We ask that people be patient and understanding.