Terrain Satellite
Thumb
FIRE
8,354
acres
15.2 mi
N of Supai, AZ
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
3 months ago
Incident #:
2020-AZTCA-000551
Fire Start:
Thursday, July 16, 2020 6:06 AM MST
Fire Unit:
Bureau of Indian Affairs — Truxton Canyon Agency
Dispatch Notes:
Wdc #1 7/16/2020 | Contain: 07/27/20 1800 | Control: 07/27/20 1801

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 4 months ago

Incident Photo for the Thumb Fire

July 25:  The entire Thumb Fire area received rain yesterday and more rain is predicted for today. Yesterday resources continued to be released from the incident and the number of firefighters was greatly reduced. The fire’s containment is currently at eighty-eight percent and is anticipated to increase over the weekend. The local Type 4 organization assumed command at 7:00 a.m. this morning. Fire engines remain assigned to assist with patrolling and monitoring the fire area once it is safe to enter the area after the rain. 

 

CLOSURES: The Havasupai reservation is under an emergency closure due to the COVID-19 virus. Public entry into the reservation is prohibited and will be strictly enforced by the Havasupai Tribe. There are no closures within Grand Canyon National Park related to the Thumb Fire. 

There is no longer a Temporary Flight Restriction over the Thumb Fire. 
 

For information about wildland fire at Grand Canyon National Park, visit: https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/management/firemanagement.htm or call 928-638-7819 for recorded fire information.

 

Thumb Fire Public Information 
Phone: 928-638-7895
Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6870/

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Thursday July 16th, 2020 approx. 06:00 AM
Location:
33 mi NW of Tusayan, AZ
Incident Commander:
Adam Pahl: Type 4 Local Organization
Coordinates:
36.331, -112.573

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
3
Size (Acres):
8,354
Containment:
100%
Fuels Involved:
grass, brush, pinyon/juniper
Significant Events:
Significant reduction in fire activity due to rain in the fire area.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Monitor
Projected Incident Activity:
Monitor

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
High possibility of thunderstorms and rain in the fire area.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Rachel Grabenstein -GCNP
Phone: 928-638-7895
Hours: M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fire Unit Information
Truxton Canyon Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
13067 East Highway 66 Valentine Arizona 86437
Valentine, AZ , AZ 86437

Dispatch Contact

Williams Dispatch Center | Williams, AZ
Phone: 928-635-2601
Website: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/kaibab/landmanagement/resourcemanagement?cid=stelprdb5285308