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NOTIFICATION OF PENDING MAINTENANCE Pipeline venting and routine maintenance is planned for Thursday August 6, 2020, – 6:00 am to 6:00 pm This maintenance will…
NOTIFICATION OF PENDING MAINTENANCE Pipeline venting and routine maintenance is planned for Tuesday July 28, 2020, – 7:00 am to 6:00 pm This maintenance will…
El Paso Natural Gas will be doing work in the Ft. Huachuca area today... odor drift may be present throughout the day. 🙂
Brush Fire... There is a small brush fire in what used to be called Pleasant Valley - an area now known as Martin Ranch... the…
Major Arizona Incidents
Cassadore Springs Fire (Wildfire)
on August 12, 2020 at 4:17 pm
The Cassadore Springs Fire is currently burning in grass, brush, and timber on the San Carlos Apache Reservation, located in the Hilltop area and the Natanes Plateau between the Natural Corral Mesa to the south, 1122 road to the west, Sawmill Area to the north, and 1200 road to the east. The lightning-caused Cassadore Springs Fire was discovered on August 1, 2020. The nearby Kean Fire, also detected on August 1, burned into and combined with the Cassadore Springs Fire on August 3. Due to the increasing complexity of the incident, the San Carlos Agency ordered the Southwest Area Type 2 Incident Management Team (SWAIMT) 4 on August 3, 2020. SWAIMT 4 assumed command of the incident on August 4, 2020, at 6:00am, managing the fire under a full suppression strategy. There is a temporary flight restriction in place and the public is encouraged to stay safely clear of the fire area. The above mentioned roads are closed due to fire activity and firefighters working along the roadways.
Bumble Bee Fire (Wildfire)
on August 12, 2020 at 2:41 pm
[NO FURTHER UPDATES EFFECTIVE 8/12/2020] The Bumble Bee Fire was reported on the morning of August 7, 2020, west of I-17 Sunset Point Rest Area near the community of Bumble Bee. Evacuations: No evacuations currently. At this time the communities of Bumble Bee and Cleator are in “READY” status in accordance with Arizona’s Ready-Set-Go program.Closures: No closures. Road closure was lifted. The public is reminded that wildfires are a “No Drone Zone.” The use of private drones around or near a wildfire is prohibited by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Regulation and Arizona Statute.Fire Danger is high. Use caution when recreating or working outdoors. Check for fire restrictions or information on fire activity around Arizona at: https://wildlandfire.az.gov/Sign up for Yavapai County's Code Red Emergency Alert System: https://www.ycsoaz.gov/community/Emergency-Preparedness/Emergency-Notification-SystemLearn more about Arizona's Ready-Set-Go...
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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!