News Alert!!: Kingman, AZ: Dean Peak Fire.
The Dean Peak Fire continues to burn near Kingman, Arizona.
The wildfire has burned at least 3,200 acres and was caused by lightning.
The wildfire is located 10 miles southeast of Kingman, Arizona.
The wildfire is at 0 percent contained and fire department officials are hoping for containment on this wildfire by Friday, July 12th, 2013.
There is a mandatory evacuation for the Pine Lake community.
Mohave County Sheriff’s Deputies and Search & Rescue Units were seen going door to door advising residents in the Blake Ranch Road area of a “pre-evacuation notice.”
People living south of Interstate 40 at Blake Ranch Road have been put on alert.
The Pinion Pine community and communication site were threatened by this wildfire.
Residents are being sent to a reception center at Kingman High School at 4182 North Bank Street in Kingman, Arizona.
The Mohave County Fairgrounds have been set up to take in domestic animals and livestock.
The Mohave County Fairgrounds is located at 2600 Fairgrounds Avenue in Kingman, Arizona.
2 DC water droping tankers as well as 250 firefighters and support personnel are battling the flames on the ground of this wildfire.
Fire departnent crews are working to protect lives and structures well in the extreme heat.
Fire department crews will continue preparation work in and aroun Pinion Pine, Atherton Acres and Ponderosa Lake an initiate preparation work on Hualapai Mountain Ro and along Wheeler Wash to the south of the fire to as containment lines. Additional containment line created up Soap Canyon from Yellow Pine Ranch in retardant line applied by air tankers.
A public meeting will be held Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 6:00 pm MST at the Moha Supervisors auditorium located at 700 West Beale Street on Kingman, Arizona.
**** Traffic Alert!!: The following roads are closed due to the wildfire: ****
Old Highway 93 is closed and Hualapai Mountain Road is closed to Pine Lake.
DW Ranch Roa and Blake Ranch Road are also closed except for loca residents.
Hualapai Mtn. County Park and Wild Cow Campground will be closed until further notice.