Arizona Emergency Bulletin Feed
Pile burning planned January 16-18 on Mingus Mountain
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:55:04 +0000

Verde Ranger District fire managers plan to continue fuels treatments on Mingus Mountain starting Tuesday, January 16th through Thursday, January 18th; weather conditions permitting.    Benefits from these treatment help to reduce hazardous fuels adjacent to the wildland urban interface and increase ecosystem and community resilience. 

Mingus Mountain Piles – Piles are located at the end of Forest Road 104A, approximately 2 miles east of Mingus Summit Day Use.

Hand piles to be burned south of Flagstaff on Sunday
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 19:43:51 +0000

With recent precipitation and snowfall, fire managers are planning to burn 30 acres of hand piles tomorrow morning, located behind the Ponderosa Trails subdivision just south of Flagstaff.

Smoke will be noticeable to local residents and those traveling along Interstate 17 in the area, but should only be evident in the morning hours and disperse by late afternoon.

Pile burning planned Jan. 16-18 on Mingus Mountain
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 20:23:49 +0000

Verde Ranger District fire managers plan to continue fuels treatments on Mingus Mountain starting Tuesday, January 16th through Thursday, January 18th; weather conditions permitting. Benefits from these treatment help to reduce hazardous fuels adjacent to the wildland urban interface and increase ecosystem and community resilience.  

Mingus Mountain Piles – Piles are located at the end of Forest Road 104A, approximately 2 miles east of Mingus Summit Day Use.

Safest decision when snow is forecast? Put off driving
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 21:33:35 +0000

 Because of the rapidly changing nature of winter storms, the Interstate 40 grade west of Williams got so much snow in brief period overnight Tuesday that the freeway temporarily closed.

Pile burning planned Jan. 9-12 in the Prescott Basin
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 19:19:56 +0000

Bradshaw Ranger District fire managers plan to continue fuels treatment in the Prescott Basin on Tuesday, January 9th through Friday, January 12th; weather conditions permitting.    Benefits from these treatment help to reduce hazardous fuels adjacent to the wildland urban interface and increase ecosystem and community resilience.  

Spruce Mountain Piles – Piles are located approximately 5 miles south and east of Prescott near the community of Groom Creek (T13N, R2W, S31).   

Influenza continues to cause widespread illness in Pinal County
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:25:26 +0000
Pinal County has continued to receive reports of historically high numbers of influenza cases in the community.  So far, Pinal County has more than 1,000 cases reported this season, more than last year.  Currently there are eight recorded deaths related to flu.  The deaths are concentrated in members of the public over 50 years of age.
Pile Burning continues on Williams Ranger District
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:58:56 +0000

Conditions remain optimal for fire managers to continue burning slash piles on the south side of the Williams Ranger District and crews will move forward with burning an additional 94 acres on Thursday of this week near Coleman Lake adjacent to County Road 73. As moisture in the area remains, additional acres will be identified and treated.

Pile burning continues on Timber Knoll and Gobbler Timber Sale
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 23:29:50 +0000

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Lakeside Ranger District will continue burning slash piles January 11 and 12, if weather conditions allow, on Timber Knoll and/or in the Upper Rocky Arroyo, Gobbler Timber sale.

Pile Burn scheduled Jan. 11 and 12 on Tusayan Ranger District
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 22:41:47 +0000

100 acres of slash piles are scheduled for burning on Thursday and Friday of this week on the Tusayan Ranger District. Crews plan to ignite 50 acres each day and complete this project by late afternoon on Friday. The unit to be treated is located approximately 1 mile west of the Grand Canyon Airport near Tusayan.

This project is a continuation of the removal of hazardous fuels surrounding rural areas and developed communities located within and adjacent to the Kaibab National Forest.

Influenza update; reported cases continue to rise statewide
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:44:00 +0000

The Arizona Department of Health Services released data today that shows influenza activity continues to rise statewide. There have been 11,515 cases of influenza reported this season, with 2,455 reported between December 31, 2017 and January 6, 2018. Compared to the 2016-2017 flu season, there were 1,109 total cases and 275 weekly cases reported for the same time period last year.


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