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Tiger Fire jumps to 43% containment, remains at 16,000 acres burned

We are continuing to track the efforts to contain the blaze and will update the public on any new information as soon as it becomes available.

CROWN KING, Ariz. — Editor's note: The above video aired during a previous broadcast.

Fire crews are currently fighting the Tiger Fire, burning 11 miles east of Crown King since June 30.

The lightning-caused fire has burned more than 16,000 acres as of Monday morning.

We are continuing to track the efforts to contain the blaze and will update the public on any new information as soon as it becomes available. Please check back often for the latest information.

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Here’s a breakdown of everything we know on the fire:

How many acres has it burned?

The Tiger Fire has burned 16,246 acres and is 43% contained as of Monday, fire officials said.

"The Tiger Fire remains active, with short duration runs due to wind and topography pushing the fire to the north and east onto Bureau of Land Management lands," fire officials said. "Firefighters continue to focus on the western and eastern part of the fire."

Are there any evacuations?

The following communities are under the "GO" order or have been asked to evacuate:

  • Horsethief Basin

The following communities are under the "SET" order and have been asked to prepare for possible evacuation:

  • Lorena Gulch Cabins
  • Crown King

The following communities are under the "READY" order and have been asked to prepare to evacuate:

  • Cleator
  • Black Canyon City

What roads or highways have been closed?

The Crown King Road and County Road 59 between Crown King and Cleator are closed effective 8 a.m. July 7. Access to Crown King remains through Goodwin Road, County Road 177 to Senator Highway and Forest Road 52.

Are there any shelters available for residents who may be evacuated?

Officials have announced that the New River School located at 48827 North Black Canyon Highway has been set up as a shelter. 

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