Wolf Hole, Sand Cove Fires Burning on BLM Arizona Strip

June 17, 2015 - 10:13 am

Fire managers for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Arizona Strip District continue to manage the Wolf Hole and Sand Cove fires.

Wolf Hole Fire summary:

  • Start date: Observed from Black Rock Lookout on June 16
  • Location: 10 miles south of St. George, UT, near Hodgets Canyon
  • Size: 25 acres
  • Cause: Lightning
  • Containment: 0%
  • Behavior: Smoldering, creeping
  • Closures: None. Use caution when traveling in the area
  • Structures threatened: None
  • Fuels: Brush, pinion, juniper
  • Resources:
    • 1 Hot Shot crew
    • 1 Type-3 helicopter
    • 1 Type-4 engine
  • Evacuations: None

Sand Cove Fire summary:

  • Start date: Observed from Black Rock Lookout on June 15
  • Location: 30 miles SW of St. George, UT, on Grand Canyon Parashant National/Paiute Wilderness
  • Size: 55 acres
  • Cause: Lightning
  • Containment: 0%
  • Behavior: The fire is expected to be active today
  • Closures: None. Use caution when traveling in the area
  • Structures threatened: None
  • Fuels: Brush, pinion, juniper
  • Resources:
    • 2 engine modules
  • Evacuations: None
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