Firefighters are responding to the lightning-caused Kane Fire on the North Kaibab Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest. It is about 13 miles southeast of Jacob Lake, 11 miles south of US 89A, and 5 miles east of SR 67. The wildfire started Friday, Aug. 4 and immediate suppression actions were taken by air and ground resources.
The fire is estimated at 4,980 acres in timber, thick brush, and pinyon-juniper. Concerns include long drive times to access the fire vicinity, cultural resources, wildlife, and private property east of the fire.