evacuations

he Northern Arizona Chapter of the American Red Cross has opened a shelter at the request of the Yavapai County Office of Emergency Management at Mayer High School at 17300 E. Mule Deer Drive, in Mayer, AZ due to flooding.  Evacuees may come to the high school for shelter, food and information.  An update will follow as needed.

 

CURRENT Flooding in Mayer and heading down the Agua Fria  toward Black Canyon. If you are in a low water area reach higher ground immediately. 

***Do not attempt to cross flooding roads or washes***

Mayer Flooding – Evacuations in progress

Evacuations in Mayer: 

Chimney Ranch Trailer Park being is evacuated

Stagecoach trailer park being evacuated. Swift water rescue teams are on site.

Acreage: 14,000 acres (estimate)                                                                 

Percentage of Containment: 0%                   

Date Reported: June 30, 2017                                                          

Cause of Fire: Under Investigation                               

Fuel Type: Tall Grass and Brush, with Ponderosa Pine and Mixed Conifer at higher elevations    

Despite emergency officials announcement allowing Mayer residents to return to their homes earlier today (Thursday), the Mayer Post Office is currently without power and therefore remains closed until further notice.

The Mayer Post Office has been closed since the town’s evacuation was ordered on Tuesday, June 27. Also remaining closed is the Dewey Post Office, after complying with orders to evacuate on Wednesday.

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 20,400 acres Blue Hills, Potato Patch,

Percent Contained: 1%

Cause: Under Investigation

Resources Assigned: Approximately 950 personnel

Vegetation: Predominantly dense chaparral and Ponderosa pine stands in drainages.

Location:  Bradshaw Ranger District of the Prescott National Forest 14 miles south of Prescott, Arizona

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

Size: Approximately 18,000 acres

Percent Contained: 1%                                                      

Cause: Under Investigation

Vegetation: Predominantly dense chaparral over 40 years old, and Ponderosa pine stands in the drainages

Location:

  • 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 4,399 acres

Percent Contained: 5%                                                      

Cause: Under Investigation

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