COCONINO COUNTY, AZ — Officials are battling a wildfire in Kaibab National Forest southwest of Jacob Lake at Mangum Springs.
The "Mangum Fire" has grown to 71,043 Acres acres as of Tuesday. The wildfire was first reported on June 8 at Mangum Springs.
You've been asking for more photos and we were able to safely acquire #MangumFire night photos.— Mangum Fire Info (@MangumFire) June 18, 2020
Firefighters shouldn't sacrifice situational awareness & safety for photos. Fire behavior overnight provided an opportunity.
Visit https://t.co/GIY2th18Nb to see more@KaibabNF pic.twitter.com/StUHcwHMGO
Fire officials say that as the wildfire continues to spread, but is now at 33% containment, all residents along the House Rock Road area North of Highway 89a have been evacuated.
#MangumFire forces Evacuations along House Rock Road— Mangum Fire Info (@MangumFire) June 18, 2020
Visit https://t.co/AXgCwvENyQ for the full announcement. Contact the Sheriff's Office for any questions about evacuations@KaibabNF pic.twitter.com/IpbKSb8Imu
So far there have been no reports of injuries or damage to any structures.