BLM Arizona Strip District crews suppressing Gunsight Fire

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BLM Arizona Strip District crews suppressing Gunsight Fire



Rachel Carnahan –  |  435-218-6594

June 27, 2024

The BLM Arizona Strip District’s fire crews are managing a fire located, 16 miles south of Kanab, Utah on lands managed by the BLM Arizona Strip District. The lightning-caused fire, visible from Kanab, was reported at 9 p.m. June 26 and was estimated at 200 acres. Resources on the fire include 2 engines, 1 dozer, 2 water tenders, 1 Helitack crew, and overhead. Crews will be mapping the fire, completing the dozer line and starting mop up operations.

Fire managers are asking for the public’s assistance by avoiding the area to allow crews and resources to access and mitigate the fire.

For more information on the Gunsight Fire please visit:

For additional information, please contact the Arizona Strip District at 435-688-3200.


The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.


​Rachel T. Carnahan

Public Affairs Specialist

Bureau of Land Management-Arizona Strip District

U.S. Department of the Interior Region 8

345 E. Riverside Drive

St. George, UT 84780

435.688.3303 (Desk)

435.218.6594 (mobile)