The Gila Fire began on April 2 along the Gila River bottom about 60 miles east of Yuma, Ariz., and approximately 10 miles north/northeast of Dateland and Interstate 8.
There has been little activity on the fire. Some resources like engines and helicopters have been released. Some others remain to monitor conditions and mop up hotspots. Fire personnel will remain staffing the fire until containment reaches 100%.
This will be the final update unless activity increases.
Date of Origin:
Friday April 02nd, 2021 approx. 07:15 AM
60 miles east of Yuma, north of Dateland, Ariz.
Estimated Containment Date:
Saturday April 17th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
chaparral and short grass
Fire Unit Information
Colorado River District Office
Bureau of Land Management
1785 Kiowa Ave
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
Arizona Interagency Dispatch Center
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