Coconino County is launching a proactive and collaborative fire preparedness program between local, state and federal governmental agencies focusing on the importance of wildland fire danger. The unusually dry winter and warm temperatures could bring an early start to Arizona’s wildfire season increasing the threat to the safety of residents, visitors and property.

Location: Bradshaw Ranger District, of Prescott National Forest; 14 miles south of Prescott, AZ (T12N R1W, S28)

Start date: June 24, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

Size: Approximately 24,828 acres

Percent Contained: 1%

Cause: Under Investigation

Resources Assigned: Approximately 800 personnel

For more information you can call the Yavapai County Goodwin fire information hotline at 928-442-5103.

From Yavapai County Sheriff

The American Red Cross is in need of volunteers to work the Shelter in Prescott Valley. To register to be a volunteer, please see the steps below. A background check will also be necessary and will be expedited. 

1. Visit redcross.org/volunteer and select Apply Now. 

2. In Volunteer Connection, select the position "Current Disaster Response Volunteer- Wildfires."

We will be conducting “Just in Time Training” for the Goodwin Fire as follows:

Shelter Fundamentals


  • Bradshaw Ranger District of the Prescott National Forest
  • 14 miles south of Prescott, Arizona (T12N R1W, S28)

Start Date:  June 24, 2017, 4:00 p.m.                                

Size: Approximately 1500 acres 

Percent Contained:  5%                                                     

Cause:  Under Investigation


Bradshaw Ranger District of the Prescott National Forest

Latitude: 34 21 27      

Longitude: 112 22 23

14 miles south of Prescott, Arizona (T12N R1W, S28)

Start Date:  June 24, 2017, 4:00 p.m.                                 

Size: Approximately 500 acres 

Percent Contained:  0

Cause:  Under Investigation

Vegetation: Chaparral and Ponderosa Pine

The American Red Cross of Northern Arizona has opened a Shelter at Mayer High School, 17300 E. Mule Deer Dr., Mayer, AZ 85633.  The Shelter has been opened due to mandatory evacuations caused by the Goodwin Fire and ordered by the Yavapai County Office of Emergency Management. The Red Cross will provide lodging, snacks, water and a respite from the smoke and heat.

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