Emergency Bulletins

  • Posted: 4/12/2014 - 7:30 pm

    The Fisher Fire, reported at 3 p.m. yesterday, is located near Fisher Point in Walnut Canyon approx. five miles southeast of Flagstaff in the vicinity of the Fisher Fire from last year.

    The fire remains at 175 acres and is 50 percent contained. Today, crews finished construction of fireline on all sides of the fire. No growth was reported on the fire and all lines held. Firefighters are currently gridding and mopping up. Crews will be pulling off the fire for the evening. No structures are threatened.

    The public should remain aware of area closures around the vicinity of the fire which include some of the trail system.

    Wildfires behave differently in areas where fuels have...

  • Posted: 4/12/2014 - 3:45 pm

    As the US Forest Service fire crews continue to battle the Fisher Fire burning southeast of Flagstaff, Coconino County Emergency Management is encouraging residents to register for its CodeRED emergency notification system.

    CodeRED is a free service that alerts residents and businesses about time-sensitive general and emergency situations that are either imminent or occurring in their communities. The County is using the service to keep residents informed about wildfires and other emergencies, including severe weather.

    Prior to the fire, the County had already planned to test the system on April 18 with a call to all registered phone numbers. The fully automated CodeRED system...

  • Posted: 4/12/2014 - 10:30 am

    The Fisher Fire, reported at 3:00 p.m. yesterday, is located near Fisher Point in Walnut Canyon approx. five miles southeast of Flagstaff in the vicinity of the Fisher Fire from last year. The fire is estimated at 125 acres.

    The fire is burning in timber on slopes spreading to the East-Southeast away from Flagstaff. Smoke is very visible. No structures are currently threatened.

    Due to complexity, a Type 3 team was put in place at 6:00 p.m. Friday evening. Crews are constructing dozer line, direct, and indirect line around the fire anchoring into trails, roads, and the previous Fisher Fire.

    Today, we expect temperatures between 59 and...

  • Posted: 4/12/2014 - 5:30 am

    The Fisher Fire, reported at 3:00 p.m. yesterday, is located near Fisher Point in Walnut Canyon approx. five miles southeast of Flagstaff in the vicinity of the Fisher Fire from last year.

    As of 9 p.m. Friday, the fire is estimated at 85 acres. The fire is burning in timber on slopes spreading to the East-Southeast away from Flagstaff. Smoke is very visible. No structures are currently threatened.

    Friday’s fire activity included group torching, 2 to 4 foot flame lengths on the surface, and short range spotting though fire activity has decreased into the evening. Due to complexity, a Type 3 team was in place at 6:00 p.m Friday. Crews are constructing dozer line, direct, and indirect...

  • Posted: 4/11/2014 - 1:15 pm

    Local fire departments, the U.S Forest Service, Emergency Preparedness, Public Health, Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) and managers of the Hazardous Fuels Reduction Grant Program will present wildfire information and preparedness at the Eagar Town Hall on April 29, 2014 at 6 p.m.

    The main focus of the evening is the new Ready, Set, Go program, a tool to educate individuals on preparedness, situational awareness and safety. Developed as a three step process through a nation-wide discussion about how to protect homes and lives in the Wildland-Urban Interface, the Ready, Set, Go program helps increase your knowledge and ability to act safely during an emergency situation....

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