A structure fire was reported in the area of Hwy 64 at mile post 216-17 that occurred on Monday, April 23, 2018, spread into the wildland interface. Officials state the fire was observed moving in the northeast direction as it burned through pinyon juniper and short grasses.
There are currently 50 personnel assigned along with IC Adam Paul with the KNF.
Though it could have been much worse, crews alike have stopped the forward progression of this fire and is currently being held at 160 acres with the initial report of 35 acres.
There has been one structure lost and several others under current threat which means there is a pre-evacuation notice that has been issued for those within five miles of the fire.
Evacuation can been received by calling the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office at 928-774-4523.
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