A wildfire burning near Window Rock on the Navajo Nation has caused some road closures and evacuations in the area.
The Navajo Area Bureau of Indian Affairs says the lightning-caused fire, named Wood Springs Two, started Sunday evening and is currently 300 acres in size.
BIA Fire says the wildfire started three miles east of Wood Springs, Arizona. Navajo Route 7 is closed from Sawmill to Chinle and Wood Springs and Navajo Route 26 between Nazlini and Sawmill are closed. Residents in the area have been evacuated.
“All residents in the area must be very cautious and we ask that everyone cooperate with the emergency responders, especially if you are asked to evacuate from your residence. We are working with the BIA and chapters to provide relief and places of shelter for displaced residents.