Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Tuesday, September 27, 2022 8:22:59 PM MST

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2022-NWCG-8244
FWAC Incident ID
271728
Incident Name
Big Sandy Fire
Last Updated
Thursday, August 25, 2022 10:01 AM MST
(1 month ago)
Fire Reported
Saturday, July 16, 2022 1:00 PM MST
(2 months ago)
State
Arizona
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
33.1 miles ESE of Bullhead City, AZ
Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

The fire received a half an inch of rain over the last 24 hours and remains in monitor and patrol status. One engine continues to patrol the fire line to ensure the line continues to hold and there is no interior smoke. The fire is still 80% contained at this time. The lightning-caused fire started within the Big Sandy Wash, south/southeast of of Wikieup, Saturday evening, July 16, 2022, after a lightning burst in Mohave County.

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning
Date of Origin
Saturday July 16th, 2022 approx. 08:00 PM
Location
1/2 mi. S. Wikieup, AZ
Incident Commander
Russ Shumate, IC4
Incident Description
Wildfire
Coordinates
34.705, -113.612
Total Personnel
4
Size (Acres)
150
Containment
80%
Fuels Involved
Grass, brush, cottonwoods, tamarisk
Weather Concerns
Rain forecast over the next few days which will help with suppression
Incident Contact
Tiffany Davila
Email: tdavila@dffm.az.gov
Phone: 602-540-1036
Hours: 7am-7pm
Fire Unit Information
Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management - State Office
1110 W. Washington Suite 100 Phoenix Arizona 85007
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Incident Map

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