Reported on May 23, the Galahad Fire is burning on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
Beginning Thursday, May 29, two road closures are in effect for public and firefighter safety: the W4 road is closed from the junction of the FS268B road south to Point Sublime. The W1 road, also known as Point Sublime Road, is closed from the W4 junction, east to the western end of the Basin.
Smoke is visible from Fredonia, AZ and the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
Galahad Fire summary:
• Start date: May 13, 2014
• Cause: Lightning
• Size: 711 acres
• Total personnel: 80
• Fuels involved: Ponderosa Pine