News Update!!: Mohave Valley, AZ: Day 7: Full containment of the “Willow Fire” expected within 48 to 72 hours.

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News Update!!: Mohave Valley, AZ: Day 7: Full containment of the “Willow Fire” expected within 48 to 72 hours.

** As of 1:00pm PT on Friday, August 14th, 2015: **

The “Willow Fire” has burned 5,976 and remains at 90% percent contained.

Full containment of the “Willow Fire” is expected within 48 to 72 hours.

Fire department managers will continue to demobilize firefighters and support personnel from the “Willow Fire”.

Management of the “Willow Fire” will be returned to local resources at end of shift on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs, has deployed its Interagency Burn Area Emergency Rehabilitation (B.A.E.R.) team to identify imminent post-wildfire threats to human life and safety, property, and critical natural or cultural resources on federal and trust resource lands and take immediate actions, as appropriate, to manage unacceptable risks.

According to Willow Fire – AZ on Facebook, which is maintained by the SW Area Type 2 Incident Command Team, this will be the last update on the “Willow Fire”.

The brush fire started on Saturday, August 8th, 2015.

The cause of the brush fire is under investigation.

Anybody with questions regarding the “Willow Fire” can be answered by calling the Willow Fire Information Hotline at: 1 (928) 768-9127.

** For more information on after the brush fire considerations: **

http://wildlandfire.az.gov

** For current information about the Willow Fire: **

http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4465/

https://www.facebook.com/willowfireaz

** Weather condition information is at the following National Weather Service website addresses: **

– Mohave Valley, Arizona:

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php…

– Needles, California:

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php…

** Stay tuned to ZachNews for the latest information on the “Willow Fire. **

**** Stay Strong and United Mohave Valley, Arizona. ****

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