BLM Arizona Strip District crews suppressing Gunsight Fire

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The BLM Arizona Strip District’s fire crews are managing a fire located, 16 miles south of Kanab, Utah on lands managed by the BLM Arizona Strip District. The lightning-caused fire, visible from Kanab, was reported at 9 p.m. June 26 and was estimated at 200 acres. Resources on the fire include two engines, one dozer, two water tenders, one Helitack crew, and overhead. Crews will be mapping the fire, completing the dozer line and starting mop up operations.

Fire managers are asking for the public’s assistance by avoiding the area to allow crews and resources to access and mitigate the fire.

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For additional information, please contact the Arizona Strip District at 435-688-3200.