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Major Arizona Incidents
- Tiger Fire (Wildfire)on August 1, 2021 at 12:47 pm
This will be the final news release unless there are significant changes to fire activity.The Tiger Fire has been turned back to the local unit and is be managed by a Type 4 Team. A smaller organization will continue with suppression repair work; and continue to patrol and monitor the fire. NOTE - There is a new Tiger Fire Public Safety Closure that allow for public access into the community of Crown King. However, Horsethief Basin Recreation and Castle Creek Wilderness remain closed.
- Backbone Post-Fire BAER (Burned Area Emergency Response)on July 21, 2021 at 2:13 am
THREE PHASES OF WILDFIRE RECOVERY There are three phases of recovery following wildfires on federal lands: - Fire Suppression Repair - Emergency Stabilization-Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) - Long-Term Recovery and Restoration o Fire Suppression Repair is a series of immediate post-fire actions taken to repair damages and minimize potential soil erosion and impacts resulting from fire suppression activities and usually begins before the fire is contained, and before the demobilization of an Incident Management Team. This work repairs the hand and dozer fire lines, roads, trails, staging areas, safety zones, and drop points used during fire suppression efforts. o Emergency Stabilization-Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) is a rapid assessment of burned watersheds by a BAER team to identify imminent post-wildfire threats to human life and safety, property, and critical natural or cultural resources on National Forest System...
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!