The Jump Up Fire is a lightning-caused fire discovered Monday, August 13, on the west side of the Kaibab Plateau, near Kanab Creek Wilderness. The fire is burning in short, brushy fuels and cheat grass near FR 423 on the North Kaibab Ranger District. There are no communities or structures at risk at this time.
The fire is mapped at about 363 acres and is 100 percent contained. There is no new growth expected.
|Date of Origin||Monday August 13th, 2012 approx. 02:55 PM|
|Location||West side of Kaibab Plateau|
|Incident Commander||B. Allen|
|Estimated Containment Date||Wednesday August 22nd, 2012 approx. 12:00 AM|
cheat grass, sage brush, rabbit brush, short (1 foot) brushy fuels
minimal behavior, creeping and smoldering
The Kaibab Plateau received heavy monsoonal rain and hail on Sunday, Aug. 19.
Local crews continue to mop up and monitor the fire's perimeter.
|Wind Conditions||15 mph SW|