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Cedar Basin Fire

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Colorado River District Office
Bureau of Land Management
1785 Kiowa Ave
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403

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Aviation Accident on Cedar Basin Fire

Cedar Basin Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 7/10/2021

 “The Bureau of Land Management is currently working with other local, state and federal agencies to respond to a fatal aircraft accident associated with the Cedar Basin Fire near Wikieup, Arizona. The accident occurred around noon today (July 10) and involved an air attack aircraft performing aerial reconnaissance and command and control over the fire. Two crew members were on board and we are sad to report there were no survivors. We will provide additional information pending next of kin notification. Our hearts go out to the families of our brave wildland firefighters.”