As of May 7, 2020, fire managers are starting to conduct mop up and secure the perimeter of a brush fire located approximately two miles south of Littlefield, Arizona. The “Hancock Canyon Fire,” which started May 6 at 5pm on the Arizona Strip District is 109 acres and is 75% contained. Resources from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arizona Strip District, Dixie National Forest and Beaver Dam Fire Department are working hard to extinguish the fire as it is burning in critical tortoise habitat.
For more information on the Hancock Canyon Fire please visit https://inciweb.nwcg.gov. Updates will also be provided via Twitter at https://twitter.com/BLMAZFire.