Coconino County gives Tinder Fire evacuation update
4/30/2018 - 6:01 pm
Evacuations and road closures in the Tinder Fire area remain in effect. As this is still a very dynamic situation, there is no estimated timeline for when closures will be lifted.
Residents of the evacuated areas should call the County Call Center at 928-679-8393 for recovery and evacuation information.
Evacuation notices went out via the Coconino County Emergency Notification System, door-to-door contacts and vehicle loud speaker notification through Sunday, April 29. It’s estimated that 600 people evacuated from the estimated 1,000 homes in the area.
As of Sunday night, at least seven people checked into the Evacuation Reception Center at Twin Arrows Casino. Approximately 20 people refused to evacuate from their homes. The County Sheriff’s Office and public safety partners continue to provide security in evacuated areas. The Sheriff thanks residents for their cooperation and patience.
As County officials begin damage assessments of the area, information will be shared with residents as it becomes available.