Wildfire Incident Information
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80% contained
Fire Status
ACTIVE
Last Updated
4 hours, 10 mins ago
Fire Start
Saturday, July 16, 2022 1:00 PM MST
Incident #
NWCG-2022-NWCG-8244
Primary Fire Agency

National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 2 weeks ago

Incident Photo for the Big Sandy  Fire

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.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning
Date of Origin
Saturday, July 16, 2022 8:00 PM MST
Location
1/2 mi. S. Wikieup, AZ
Incident Commander
Russ Shumate, IC4
Incident Description
Wildfire
Coordinates
34.705, -113.612

Current Situation

Total Personnel
4
Size (Acres)
150
Containment
80%
Fuels Involved
Grass, brush, cottonwoods, tamarisk

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns
Rain forecast over the next few days which will help with suppression

Fire Incident Contact

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