Officials in the county have issued evacuation orders for residents of Pine Lake, about two hours north of Phoenix.
“Multiple fire units are on site and the evacuation has been ordered for the residents of Pine Lake,” Mohave County Communications Director Roger Galloway said in a news release.
There are about 200 homes in the area, according to Galloway.
The evacuation order includes Hualapai Mountain Resort and Hualapai Mountain Park, which were ordered closed, Galloway said.
The size of the fire is not yet known.
“One twin engine aircraft was unable to get close enough due to heavy smoke and unable to monitor the size,” Galloway said.
The Red Cross is working on shelter arrangements for evacuees.