Dean Peak Update 6/30 Noon
Incident: Dean Peak Fire Wildfire
Date: June 30, 2013, 12:00 p.m.
Contact: Lori Cook – cell - 928-246-8560
Dean Peak Fire Update
FIRE NAME: Dean Peak Fire
LOCATION: The fire is located approximately 10 miles east of Kingman, Arizona, in the Hualapai Mountains, east of Dean Peak.
TIME REPORTED: June 29, 2013, at 3:30 p.m.
ACRES BURNED: Approximately 25 - 30 acres
RESOURCES: There are currently 1 engine, 1 Type I crew, 1 Type II helicopter, 1 air attack, a lead plane, 3 heavy air tankers, and overhead personnel totaling approximately 40 people.
LAND STATUS: Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
VEGETATION: Brush, pinion, juniper, and sporadic pines
WEATHER: Temperatures between 95 – 103 degrees with humidity at 7 – 12%. Winds will be southwest at 10 mph. There is also a chance of lightning this afternoon.
RESOURCES AND STRUCTURES THREATENED: Communication sites on the west side of Dean’s Peak are a concern at this time.
CONTAINMENT: No containment at this time.
CLOSURES: Old Highway 93 is closed due to the location of the helibase.
CURRENT STATUS: The Dean Peak Fire is currently burning more aggressively as the heat hits the fire. This fire is only assessible by air and smoke will be visible from Kingman and Highway 93.
Firefighter and public safety continue to be top priorities for this fire.