- Jun 27:
- Assayii Lake Fire zone remains closed for the weekend
- Jun 26:
- Assayii Lake Fire at 90 percent containment, downgraded to Type 3 blaze
- Jun 25:
- Assayii Lake Fire reaches 90 percent containment
- Jun 24:
- Firefighters continue work on the Assayii Lake Fire as containment reaches 80 percent
- Jun 22:
- Assayii Lake Fire could be downgraded
- Jun 21:
- Assayii Lake Fire is 60 percent contained
- More visible smoke from Assayii Lake Fire expected today
- Jun 20:
- One week after its start, Assayii Lake Fire is 40 percent contained
- One week after its start, Assayii Lake Fire is 20 percent contained
- Jun 19:
- With 20 percent containment, Assayii Lake Fire has burned 13,450 acres
- Assayii Lake Fire has so far cost $2.5 million to fight
- Jun 18:
- Assayii Lake Fire is 5 percent contained, tops 13,000 acres
- Assayii Lake Fire benefit concert in Shiprock set for Thursday night
- Assayii Lake Fire increases to 13,250 acres
- Jun 17:
- Assayii Lake Fire reaches 12,107 acres, remains at 0 percent containment
- San Juan County organizations, community members collect donations for Assayii Lake Fire victims
- LIVE: Coverage of the Assayii Lake Fire
- Assayii Lake Fire now at 12,105 acres
- Jun 16:
- Assayi Lake Fire causes Naschitti residents to evacuate
- Evacuation order issued for Naschitti due to Assayi Lake Fire
- Newcomb, Naschitti CCSD schools being evacuated due to Assayii Lake fire
FARMINGTON — Containment of the Assayii Lake Fire remains steady at 5 percent, according to a Thursday morning update from the Southwest Area Incident Management Team 3.
The fire increased slightly overnight to 13,448 acres.
Fire dozer and hand line construction continued overnight along the fire's edge.
Today, firefighters will continue direct hand line and fire dozer line construction. They will also patrol and mop up secure areas along the fire edge.
The incident management team also reports that fire dozer line construction will continue around the northeast fingers of the fire and the southern flank.
Wind gusts are forecast to be at less than 10 miles per hour today.
Damages remain under assessment by personnel, and N.M. Highway 134, Navajo Route 30 and Navajo Route 31 remain closed. The general public is encouraged not to travel on access roads leading to the Bowl Canyon Recreation Area in Crystal Chapter.
For more information visit, www.facebook.com/assayiilakefire or http://inciweb.nwcg.gov.