Team Transition: The Central West Zone Type Three Incident Management Team made a transition to the local Type 3 Incident Commander this morning. Firefighting resources will continue to staff the Woodbury Fire and patrol the containment line. This will be the final Woodbury Fire Update, unless significant fire activity occurs.
Personnel used an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) to fly over the eastern border of the fire to scout for hotspots. The UAS detected heat within the fire perimeter and helicopters were ordered for bucket water drops in addition to firefighters building line on the ground. The UAS continues to be used today.
The Gila County Sheriff's Office has announced the end of the evacuation notice for ALL Roosevelt area residents. Based on the current Woodbury Fire information from the Southwest Area Type 1 Incident Management Team and discussions with Emergency Management, the Gila County Sheriff’s Office has lifted the evacuation notice effective today at 11am for all affected residents.
Based upon information provided by the Woodbury Fire Incident Management Team anticipated weather over the next few days, including low humidity, high temperatures, and increased winds, the Gila County Office of Emergency Management announces a SET notification for Roosevelt and Roosevelt Lake area residents. This is the middle step in the Ready, Set, Go wildland fire action plan procedures.