State Route 77 is open to the public. Please watch out for wildfire vehicles and equipment moving throughout the area as you drive along the highway.
The Gila County Sheriff’s Office has issued new evacuation announcements this morning. See the status updates below for specific changes.
Overnight, favorable weather conditions resulted in minimal fire growth, allowing for the conclusion of night
operations. The southeast corner of the fire on Mescal Mountain continued to experience scattered heat pockets.