Horse Fire Update as of October 20/2020

As of this morning (10/20), the Horse Fire has burned 9,162 acres. It is 21% contained.

The fire remains active above Hooper Saddle and in upper reaches of Blind Indian Creek. The southern half of the fire is quiet.

330 personnel are working on the containment of the fire, but the dry and windy conditions are not helping.

Aircraft tankers and helicopters are being used to slow the spread of the wildfire.

As of Sunday morning, October 18, 2020, the local Type 3 Team turned over command of the Horse Fire to John Truett’s Southwest Area Type 1 Incident Management Team with additional firefighters and support arriving in Crown King, AZ.

For more information, go to InciWeb .

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