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'Mangum Fire' grows in Kaibab National Forest, evacuations in place

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Posted at 7:03 PM, Jun 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-23 19:36:25-04

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.

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.

So far there have been no reports of injuries or damage to any structures.