Kingman

At the request of emergency management, The American Red Cross has now opened a third shelter, at the Payson High School gymnasium, 301 South McClane, in Payson.

There are already 10 residents who are taking shelter there.

The shelter at the Kingman Community Center, 3345 Harrison Street in Kingman, is also open.

In addition, a shelter has been opened to serve the Strawberry/Pine communities at the Pine Community Center, 3886 North Highway 87, in Pine.

Red Cross shelters are open to anyone needing a safe place to stay.

The American Red Cross has opened new shelters to serve the Strawberry/Pine communities at the Pine Community Center, 3886 North Highway 87, in Pine, Arizona.

Red Cross has also opened one shelter in Kingman at the Kingman Community Center, 3345 Harrison Street in Kingman, Arizona.

There are currently no open shelters in Payson.  

We continue to assess the community's needs, as we also work closely with our emergency management partners.  

From record snow to the north, to intense rains to the south, Arizona is experiencing its most intense winter storm of the season.

Due to heavy snow closing I-40, at Stockton Hill near Kingman (AZ), your Red Cross has opened a shelter at the Kingman Community Center at 3345 Harrison Street in Kingman.

The shelter, which opened at 06:00, in conjunction with local authorities, is offering a warm place to get out of the cold, blankets, cots, snacks and compassionate and caring volunteers.

Recommended: Check immunization status immediately and be aware of symptoms

An out-of-state visitor with measles traveled to Northern Arizona. They were potentially contagious from August 6–8, 2018. There are currently no cases of measles in Arizona. However, this visitor may have exposed the public at the following locations during the listed times. As public health continues the investigation, these locations could be expanded. 

Monday, August 6, 2018:

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Kingman Field Office, in cooperation with Pine Lake Fire Department, Pinion Pine Fire Department, and Mohave County, will be conducting prescribed burns near the communities of Pine Lake, Pinion Pine, and Atherton Acres in the Hualapai Mountains over the coming weeks. This project is being implemented to reduce the threat of wildfire in and around these communities.

Incident Overview

Around 530 pm, Mohave County-area fire crews responded to a brush fire 30 miles east of Kingman along Route 66, between the communities of Hackberry and Valentine. Fire crews from the Department of Forestry and Fire Management are in route to assist local cooperators. The fire is burning through dry vegetation, including grasses and brush. The fire has put the community of Valentine in pre-evacuation status.

 

To protect the public, natural resources, and reduce the risks of wildfires, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Kingman and Lake Havasu field offices have announced “Stage 2” fire restrictions on public lands in western Arizona administered by their offices.

Effective Friday, June 20, fire and smoking restrictions will be enforced on all public lands within the jurisdictions of the BLM Kingman and Lake Havasu field offices.  These restrictions are similar to those being implemented in other areas in Arizona.

To protect the public, natural resources, and reduce the risks of wildfires, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado River District has announced fire restrictions on 5.4 million acres of public lands in western Arizona and southeastern California along the Colorado River.

Effective Friday, April 25, 2014, fire and smoking restrictions will be enforced on all public lands within the BLM Kingman, Lake Havasu, and Yuma Field Office jurisdictions.  These restrictions are similar to those being implemented in other areas in Arizona.

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