Museum Fire evening update: no changes to current "Set" notices

July 21, 2019 - 10:31 pm

There has been no changes to the current “Set” (pre-evacuation) notices due to the Museum Fire. The neighborhoods under “Set” are Mt. Elden Lookout Estates, north and west of Hwy 89 and Silver Saddle, Hutcheson Acres, McCann Estates all of Timberline communities including, Black Bill Park, Wupatki Trails and Pine Mountain Estates. The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office has gone door-to-door to contact people in these neighborhoods.

At this point there have been no home evacuations ordered.

During the Set notification (pre-evacuation), residents are asked to pack any emergency items, be able to sustain for 72-hours and get information on the fire from official resources such as the Coconino County WebsiteFacebook andTwitter, City of Flagstaff Facebook and Twitter and the U.S. Forest Service Facebook and Twitter. A call center (928.213.2990) has been activated for people with questions. People are also encouraged to sign-up for emergency notifications for evacuation and other notices at coconino.az.gov/ready.

All areas, including the upper eastside neighborhoods of Flagstaff, including Cedar Hills, Shadow Mountain, Christmas Tree, Skyline, Swiss Manor and Upper Greenlaw should be in the “Ready” stage or “prepare now.”

  • Be aware of the hazards that can threaten your community.
  • Register with your county/tribal emergency notification system.
  • Connect with your Emergency Management/Sheriff’s Office on social media.
  • Take steps now to prepare for seasonal threats.
  • Make a family evacuation and communication plan that includes family phone numbers, out-of-town contacts and family meeting locations.
  • Build an emergency go kit with enough food, water and necessary supplies for at least 72 hours. Start with the five P’s; people and pet supplies, prescriptions, papers, personal needs and priceless items.
  • Check with your neighbors, family, friends and elders to ensure they are ready.
  • Keep up to date on local news, weather watches and warnings.

The American Red Cross has set-up a shelter at Sinagua Middle School, 3950 E Butler Ave, Flagstaff, AZ

 

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