Resources: 470 personnel including 9 crews, 4 helicopters, 28 engines, 6 dozers, 2 water tenders, and other support personnel.
The evacuation order for the Blue Ridge communities was lifted today and residents were allowed to re-enter their properties. For additional information call the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office at 928-213-2990 or 928-679-8393.
Road blocks will be removed from HWY 87 at 4 p.m., after a successful and incident free day of re-entry for Tinder Fire affected Blue Ridge-area residents.
Road blocks on the east side of HWY 87, where home loss was most prevalent, will remain in effect and patrolled by the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office. Access will be denied to everyone except residents of those neighborhoods.
Media are asked to respect the public’s privacy as people settle back into their homes and begin to rebuild.
Coconino County, in coordination with the Southwest Area Type 1 Incident Command Team and the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office will host a community meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 3 at the Winslow High School, 600 E. Cherry Ave., Winslow, Ariz. This meeting will provide re-entry information to residents displaced by the fire.