Jun 28, 2014
Assayii Lake Fire continues to burn on sacred land
High winds closed public access to Assayii Lake Fire Area on Friday, according to the Navajo Nation Emergency Operations Center.
Assayii Lake Fire 5 percent contained
Firefighters took advantage of lighter winds and aerial support on Wednesday to get the Assayii Lake Fire to 5 percent contained.
Assayii Fire destroys 4 structures, threatens homes
Travelers are encouraged to avoid the Bowl Canyon Recreation Area and roads leading to it, as the Assayii Fire has grown to more than 12,100 acres.
Assayii Lake Fire destroys 4 structures, threatens 50 homes
Officials estimate four structures have been destroyed and 50 residences are threatened.