Pine Hollow Fire update
Great Basin Incident Management Team 6 will hand over management of the Pine Hollow Fire to the local Type 3 team led by Brandon Davis at 6 am Friday, August 7, 2020.
Crews report 98% containment of this fire, despite gusty winds during the day on Wednesday. The remaining suppression work is in the western part of the incident and crews will use direct attack tactics to extinguish as many hot spots as they can and secure the fire line.
In other portions of the burn area, crews continue repair work in areas impacted by suppression activities. The team is using various heavy equipment to improve damaged roads and to cover bare ground that was recently exposed by dozers as they created fire line.
Because of the decreased activity of the fire, resources continue to de-mobilize and return to their home units or be assigned to other fires.
Fire Size/Containment: 11,405 acres; 98% contained Location: 20 miles east of Kanab
Ownership: BLM Arizona Strip and Paria River Districts Fire Behavior: Smoldering, Creeping
Cause: Natural, lightning Structures Threatened: None
Closures: Temporary closures are in effect; please visit Inciweb for details. for details.
Fuels/Terrain: Grass, brush, Pinyon-Juniper woodland
Resources Assigned: 3 helicopter, 2 crews, 2 engines, 8 water tenders, and 3 masticators.