San Manuel

The Safford Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest expects to begin the Paddy’s River Prescribed Fire as early as mid- December, 2016. The project area consists of National Forest System lands in the southern portion of the Galiuro Mountains in southeastern Arizona, and is included in the Coronado’s Galiuro FireScape Project.

The project boundaries lie between High Creek on the south and Deer Creek on the north and contains the Paddy’s River drainage, Black Canyon, Wood Canyon, and High Creek including both wilderness and non-wilderness land in rugged terrain.

The following roads are closed as of 4:00 PM on Wednesday, July 9.

Arizona City area:

  • Lamb Road closed at Milligan Wash, downed power lines.
  • Milligan Road closed from Sunland Gin Road to Overfield Road, downed power lines.
  • Sunland Gin Road closed from Milligan Road to Monaco Boulevard, downed power lines.

According to Salt River Project, an estimated 50 power poles were knocked down during last night's monsoon storm.  Currently, SRP crews are working to install new power poles in the areas affected. 

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