Emergency Bulletins

  • Posted: 8/3/2015 - 3:07 pm

    Yesterday on the Springs Fire, fire personnel completed preparations near the junction of Forest Road 110 and Forest 147, on the east side of Summit Mountain, to meet fire objectives, working to keep the fire within the management area and improve forest health.

    Today, burn out operations will occur along County Road 73/Perkinsville Road, or the “South Road” today, in order to hold the fire to the west side of the road and continue to protect private land. Motorists should be cautious while traveling on County Road 73, as smoke in the area has continued to reduce visibility and fire personnel continue to work on and around the road.

    Springs Fire Overview:

    • Size: 2,732...
  • Posted: 8/3/2015 - 12:46 pm

    Firefighters continue to secure and established a boundary line on the south and east sides of the fire and scout the north and west sides for containment options.

    Activity and growth on the fire will increase today due to drier conditions and continuous dry grass. The fire’s progression is to the north but remains approximately 5 miles southwest of Mayer and 3 miles northwest of Cleator.

    Smoke will be visible to motorists on HWY 69, I-17 and surrounding communities.

    Fire managers take into consideration many factors when deciding what actions to take in suppressing fire including firefighter and public safety, location, fuels, terrain, current and forecast weather, potential...

  • Posted: 8/2/2015 - 5:38 pm

    Fire staffs continue today to manage the High Meadow Fire located approximately 55 mile southeast of St. George, Utah near Mt. Trumbull and Potato Valley on the BLM Arizona Strip.

    The lightning-caused High Meadow Fire started July 14, 2015 and is located in the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument portion of the BLM Arizona Strip. As of today, the fire is 1,312 acres in size.

    The High Meadow wildfire is being managed to achieve both protection and natural resource objectives.

    Fire management transitioned to a Type IV Incident Command structure today. Resources include 2 wildland fire modules, 1 Type 2 hand crew, 1 engine, 1 water tender, 1 Bull Hog for fuels reduction,...

  • Posted: 8/2/2015 - 5:14 pm

    A wildfire was detected approximately 3 miles northwest of Cleator, Ariz., burning on the north side of SA Hill (T11N, R1E, S8).

    The lightning-caused SA Hill Fire was reported by the Mt. Union Lookout and is estimated at 50 acres. The fire is burning in grass, brush, pinyon pine, and juniper.

    Firefighters from the Prescott NF are taking action in securing the perimeter. There are no road closures or structures at risk. Smoke may be visible to drive on I-17 and Highway 69 near Mayer and Cordes Junction.

    Resources assigned to the fire include:

    2 - FS Engines
    1 - FS Hand Crew (Crew 2)
    1 - Air Attack
    1 - Type 1 Air Tanker

  • Posted: 8/1/2015 - 10:56 am

    Fire staffs continue today to manage the High Meadow Fire located approximately 55 mile southeast of St. George, Utah near Mt. Trumbull and Potato Valley on the BLM Arizona Strip.

    The lightning-caused High Meadow Fire started July 14 and is located in the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument portion of the BLM Arizona Strip.

    As of today, the fire remains at 1,240 acres in size.

    The High Meadow wildfire is being managed to achieve both protection and natural resource objectives. Containment of the fire is approximately 20 percent.

    Cloud cover, cooler temperatures, higher humidity and rain have moderated fire activity. “We’ve been getting rain showers and as a...

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