Brush Fire Burns in Shiprock on Saturday

Navajo Times | Donovan Quintero A firefighter surveys a large brushfire from the edge of a 100-foot cliff Saturday afternoon in Shiprock. The cause of the fire is not known.

Navajo Times | Donovan Quintero
A firefighter surveys a large brushfire from the edge of a 100-foot cliff Saturday afternoon in Shiprock. The cause of the fire is not known.

Published November 20, 2016

SHIPROCK – By the afternoon, an area about the size of three football fields burned.Fire crews battled a large brushfire Saturday afternoon along the north side of the San Juan River.

Fire crews struggled to gain control of the brushfire as it burned along the side of a 100-foot cliff.

shiprock-fire-2The fire continues to burn at this time.

The cause of the fire is not known. No injuries were reported.

Editor’s Note: This article was first published on Saturday, November 19, 2016 in the .Navajo Times Used with permission. All rights reserved.

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