Planet Ranch Fire breaks out southeast of Lake Havasu City, AZ

East of Havasu Springs Resort

Planet Ranch Fire
3-D Map of Planet Ranch Fire looking southeast June 26, 2021.

A new fire, the Planet Ranch Fire, broke out near the Colorado River Friday 16 miles southeast of Lake Havasu City. As of Saturday morning it has burned 1,259 acres just east of Highway 95.

It was attacked aggressively Friday by fire engines, 2 single engine air tankers, 2 air tactical aircraft, two Type 1 helicopters, 1 Type 3 helicopter, 2 Type 2IA hand crews, and scooping multi-engine air tankers.

Most of the fire is within the Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge.

Highway 95 was closed for an hour or two Friday, but reopened.

Planet Ranch Fire
Planet Ranch Fire. Photo by Marianna, June 25, 2021
Map Planet Ranch Fire
Map of the Planet Ranch Fire June 26, 2021. USFWS & BLM.