Hidden Fire Fact Sheet

Fire crews and resources are fully suppressing the fire


Bureau of Land Management

Media Contact:

Rachel Carnahan, Public Affairs Specialist

Start Date:  Tuesday, August 15 at 07:58 p.m. 

Location:  30 miles southwest of St. George, Utah  

Jurisdiction:  Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument, Bureau of Land Management 

Fire Size:  Approximately 370 acres  

Cause:  Lightning  

Fuels:  Grass, brush, pinyon juniper

Structures:  BLM Remote Automatic Weather Station (RAWS) threatened.  

Fire Crews/Resources:  Fire crews from BLM and NPS are assisting on this fire with the following resources: 3 Engines, 1 Air Attack Fixed Wing, 4 Seat Planes  

Containment: 0% 

Temporary Fire Area Closure – None 

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

For updates on the Hidden Fire, go to: https://twitter.com/BLMAZFire

For additional information, please contact the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument at 435-688-3200. 

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.