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Dean Peak Fire Winds Down

Acres: 5,400 Start date: June 29, 2013 at 3:30 p.m.

Cause: Lightning Location: 10 miles southeast of Kingman, AZ

Containment: 90% percent Fuels: Pinion, juniper, Ponderosa pine

Terrain: Steep, rugged Resources: 2 helicopters, 1 hand crew, 2 engines, 1 Total Personnel: 285 dozer

KINGMAN, AZ – Progress continues to be made on the Dean Peak Fire which is 90% contained. Crews continue rehabilitation of containment lines while engines, hotshot crews and helicopters are being released for new fire assignments.

Incident Commander Matt Reidy thanks the Kingman residents for their support and is pleased that Pine Lake and Pinion Pines residents have returned home.

Management of the Dean Peak Fire will transition tonight at 8 p.m. from the Northern Arizona Type II Incident Management Team back to the Kingman Field Office of the Colorado River District of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

In the interest of public safety, an area closure has been ordered by the BLM. The area is closed due to threats to the public from the Dean Peak Fire. This closure will remain in effect until the threat has lessened. The closure area is outlined as east of DW Ranch Road, north of Hualapai Mountain Road, north of Hualapai Mountain County Park, north of the Pine Lake Community, north of Wheeler Wash Road, west of Blake Ranch Road and south of Old Highway 93.


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