Created: 06/21/2014 8:00 PM
By: Kristen Garcia
Fire officials say crews had contained 60 percent of the Assayii Lake Fire. Several roads have been reopened but the public is asked to not go beyond the roads specified below.
Access to the east of Highway 491 will be open and specific areas to the west of Highway 491 will reopen. However, the area around the fire continues to remain closed.
The public may enter:
In order to open up this area, the public must not travel beyond the roads listed above. Heavy Law Enforcement presence will be in the area to control the closures.
Anyone moving livestock in or out of the fire area must go through the Navajo Nation Emergency Operations Center process for their approval and may only access with an escort. Please contact the Emergency Operations Center at: (505) 371-8406.