Scheduled FY2021-2022 Board Meetings:
Sep 27 • Oct 25 • Nov 29 • Dec 27 • Jan 31 • Feb 28 • Mar 28 • Apr 25 • May 30 • Jun 27
Major Arizona Incidents
- Kaibab NF South Zone Rx Fire (Prescribed Fire)on October 22, 2021 at 10:25 pm
Fire managers on the Kaibab National Forest are planning for the 2021 fall and 2022 spring prescribed fire burning season that is beginning in October of this year. Prescribed fires will be occurring at multiple locations on the north zone and south zone of the Kabab National Forest. The Grand Canyon National Park will also be conducting prescribed burns over the next few months on both the north and south rims.Operations will begin early next week on the Tusayan Ranger District. A 228 acre unit on the Reed Rx Project will be ignited on Monday, October 25. This operation is expected to be completed in one day with very little smoke impacts to surrounding communities. Smoke is forecasted to ventilate out to the north away from Tusayan and be short in duration. Residual smoke may settle into drainages and low-lying areas overnight. This burn may be visible at times from highway 64, the Town of Tusayan, and areas within the Grand Canyon National Park.
- 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.
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!