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Thumb Fire burns 8,354 acres, 100 percent contained

The Thumb Fire has grown to 8,354 acres as of July 22. (Photo/Inciweb)

The Thumb Fire has grown to 8,354 acres as of July 22. (Photo/Inciweb)

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — The Thumb Fire burned 8,354 acres and is now is 100 percent contained.

The fire area received significant precipitation last week and even more rain over the weekend. On July 26, a reconnaissance flight ensured containment lines were secure and no smoke was detected. All resources have been released but the fire will continued to be monitored aerially.

The Havasupai reservation is under an emergency closure because of the coronavirus. Public entry into the reservation is prohibited and will be strictly enforced by the Havasupai Tribe.

There are no closures in Grand Canyon National Park related to the Thumb Fire.

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