NO FURTHER FIRE UPDATES - AREA CLOSURE IS ACTIVE
Past Daily Updates/News Releases
The Ridge Fire located in the Hualapai Mountains, southeast of Kingman, AZ. It started the afternoon of August 16 as the result of a lightning strike from area thunderstorms. The community of Pine Lake is approximately 5 miles north of the fire. As of 9/2/2020 the fire was 100% contained.
There are NO threats to homes or structures from the Ridge Fire. Area residents should always be READY.
Closures: On August 26 at 0700, the BLM partially rescinded the Fire Closure Order previously put in place on August 21. CLOSURE ORDER & MAP
There may be short term access restrictions on BLM Road 7101, also known as Flag Mine Road and Antelope Wash Road as fire crews continue masticating vegetation along those roadways.
County Emergency Notification System: Mohave County residents are encouraged to sign up for the County's Code Red Emergency Notification System: https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/BF06DA57F62C
Area residents should be READY. Arizona experiences wildfires year-round and conditions remain unseasonably hot and dry with high fire danger. Learn more about Arizona's Ready-Set-Go program that educates residents about proactive measures to take before an emergency and actions to follow when communities are threatened. https://ein.az.gov/ready-set-go/
Fire Restrictions are in effect through the area. For more information on area fire restrictions and area fire activity visit: https://wildlandfire.az.gov/