Flagstaff

Coconino County and the city of Flagstaff are hosting an Open House to answer resident’s questions about potential flooding due to the Museum Fire. 

The Open House will be at 5:30 p.m. August 5 in the parking lot of the Peak School campus on Spruce Avenue (2229 E Spruce Ave.).

The County’s Flood Control District and city of Flagstaff officials will be available to answer questions regarding flood risk, mitigation, flood insurance and public safety.

A local Type 3 organization assumed command of the Museum Fire at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. The organization, led by Incident Commander Preston Mercer, will continue to prioritize the safety of firefighters and the public, protecting values at risk including homes, communication sites, and recreation and cultural resources, while providing support with planning and evaluation of post-fire watershed impacts. The 1,961-acre Museum Fire is 82 percent contained and the cause is under investigation.  

This will be the final evening update for the Museum Fire, unless there is a significant change in fire activity. Updates will continue to be provided once per day.
 
The Southwest Area Type 1 Incident Management Team 2, led by Incident Commander Rich Nieto, plans to transfer command of the Museum Fire back to the Coconino National Forest tomorrow, July 30, 2019, at 6 PM. A local Type 3 organization led by Incident Commander Preston Mercer will continue to fight the fire.
 

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