Wyrick Fire continues to grow

The lightning caused Wyrick Fire burning two miles northwest of Heber continues to grow.

Areas in READY Status:
Overgaard south of Highway 260
High Country Pines in Heber
Kendall Ranch / Camp Ponderosa

Areas in SET Status:
Areas in Heber not identified as Ready or Go status
Chevelon Ranches and Retreat
Communities in Overgaard south of Highway 277 and North of Highway 260

Areas in GO Status:
Antelope Valley
Despain Ranch
Heber and Overgaard North of 260 AND 277

The fire has burned more than 7,100 acres and is spreading primarily to the south southeast. Currently there are ground crews, air tankers and helicopters working to suppress the fire.
Highway 260 is closed from Forest Lakes to Lone Pine Dam Road. 277 is closed from Heber to the 377 junction however the northbound lane will remain open for evacuees. 377 is closed from highway 277 to Holbrook.