Jul 18, 2016

Fuller Fire grows to more than 11,000 acres

Point Imperial Rd, North Rim, AZ
USA
by
Claire M Roney
,
azcentral
Fuller Fire grew to more than 11,000 acres overnight. Photo: Inciweb
Fuller Fire grew to more than 11,000 acres overnight. Photo: Inciweb

A lightning-caused fire on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon grew to 11,382 acres overnight and is burning out of control, according to a Sunday update from fire officials.

About 511 firefighters are battling the 11,382-acre Fuller Fire near Point Imperial Road in Grand Canyon National Park. More than 500 fire workers were battling the blaze, which had burned just 4,372 acres early Saturday evening