Terrain Satellite
Hancock Canyon
FIRE
109
acres
7.5 mi
ENE of Mesquite, NV
75%
containment
UNKNOWN
Last Updated:
3 days ago
Incident #:
NWCG-6699
Fire Start:
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:00 AM MST

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 2 weeks ago

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.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Date of Origin:
Wednesday May 06th, 2020 approx. 05:00 PM
Incident Commander:
Andrea Ojeda
Incident Description:
Wildland Fire
Coordinates:
36.828, -113.939
Size (Acres):
109
Containment:
75%
Fuels Involved:
short grass and brush

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Mop up

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Rachel T. Carnahan
Phone: 435-218-6594
Fire Unit Information
Arizona Strip District Office
Bureau of Land Management
345 East Riverside Drive
St. George , AZ 84790