"Notice of Regular Meeting Time Change."
SEFD's Board of Directors voted to change the time of the Regular monthly meetings from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m. effective immediately.
The day of the meeting will remain the 4th Monday of each month.
TO REPORT AN EMERGENCY CALL 9-1-1
Scheduled FY2018-2019 Board Meetings:
4 June 2019
Major Arizona Incidents
Maroon Fire (Wildfire)
on May 24, 2019 at 3:16 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., May 24, 2019 at 8 a.m. The Maroon fire received snow Wednesday through Thursday and is still active and burning. Throughout the planning area some snow was received overnight, but only at higher elevations, and larger fuels in the fire continue to be consumed. Crews made some great progress prepping the identified holding features, with more preparation planned over the weekend. Fire prevention units have been doing an outstanding job making contacts with homeowners in the vicinity and explaining the opportunity to reduce hazardous fuels within the 14,700 acre area. Smoke will continue to be seen in the Leupp Road area as some ignitions may happen throughout the weekend for holding preparations. […]
South Rim Piles (Prescribed Fire)
on May 10, 2019 at 7:54 pm
Grand Canyon National Park fire managers anticipate initiating prescribed pile burning this week (5/6/19) as weather and fuel moisture conditions allow. This project is anticipated to last throughout the month of May. As part of the South Rim Piles Project, they will burn 3,500 piles of woody debris east and west of South Entrance Road and south of Highway 64 (Desert View Drive) East. These 5'x5'x5' piles are comprised of slash left after mechanical thinning or cutting of trees within the 150 acre project area, and are being burned as part of a key objective of the project, which is to reduce the fuel load. […]
Sonoita-Elgin Fire Season – 2017
Disaster Preparedness at Your Fingertips
Take the first step toward emergency preparedness by downloading the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) app.
Did you know your smartphone can be an important tool to help you prepare?
Many people use mobile applications (apps) to receive updates on severe weather, help them plan for emergencies, and stay informed of community activities.
The Disaster Information Management Research Center compiled apps from various organizations to help you find appropriate and trustworthy applications including those from FEMA and the American Red Cross. These apps cover the following areas:
- Family Reunification
- American Red Cross Suite of Apps
- Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Hazardous Substances
- Medical and Health Information
- Responder Support and Safety including field operations guides
- Psychological Health Tools for staying emotionally healthy
- U.S. Federal Agencies
- Surveillance and Alerts such as disease outbreaks and severe weather warnings
Having preparedness information and planning tools literally at your fingertips is an easy way to take action now!