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Wood Springs 2 Fire

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Navajo Region Fire and Aviation Management
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Navajo Route 12 Bldg #264 Ft. Defiance AZ 86504 Arizona
Window Rock, AZ 86515

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Wood Springs 2 Fire Daily Update, Sunday, July 12, 2020

Wood Springs 2 Fire Wildfire
News – 7/12/2020

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Navajo Region
Wildland Fire & Aviation Management Wildfire Update

Contact: Christopher Pineo, 

July, 12, 2020

Incident Name: Wood Springs 2 Fire

Date/Time Detected: June 27, 2020

Location: 5 miles west of Sawmill

Resources: 4 engines, 1 water tender, 1 bulldozer, 2 equipment bosses, 1 ambulance

Type of Burning/Fuel Type: Pińon-Juniper, ponderosa pine, sage, grasses

Size: 12,861 acres

Containment: 96 percent

BIA Wildland Fire and Aviation Management Type 3 Organization Secures Wood Springs 2 Fire

A local Type 3 Organization, assigned by BIA Wildland Fire and Aviation Management, continued to monitor and secure the Wood Springs 2 Fire on Sunday. Under an assigned incident commander, personnel  monitored and secured the outer perimeter of the fire and checked for any heat or burning.  All area closures and road closures remain in effect at this time. 

At almost full containment on Sunday, the fire burned about five miles west of Sawmill, Arizona on June 27 as a result of lightning. The fire eventually grew to 12,861 acres. Crews worked to protect power lines east of the fire and stop the fire from jumping Route 7. With cooperation from state, local, and tribal agencies, crews and equipment engaged the fire with road and area closures ensured by the Navajo Nation Office of the President and Vice President. 

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