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Major Arizona Incidents
- Horse Fire (Wildfire)on October 25, 2020 at 4:47 pm
Location: 7 miles northwest of Crown King, AZ; 18 miles south of Prescott, AZ on the Bradshaw Ranger District The Southwest Area Incident Management Team 2 will transition the Horse Fire back to the Prescott National Forest on Monday, October 26, 2020. This will be the final update from the Southwest Team 2; further updates and information on the Horse Fire will be provided by the Prescott National Forest. A winter storm front is still on track to impact the fire area this weekend and early next week. Temperatures will drop sharply, and humidity will increase making good conditions to aid in wildland firefighting. Winds will increase Monday on mountain ridges reaching 40 miles per hour, yet no fire growth is anticipated. Smoke may be seen or increase up on the northern edge of the fire as heavy timber continues to molder within the fire perimeter. There is no threat of fire spread. The public and residents of Crown King are reminded that an area closure for the Horse Fire...
- Habanero Fire (Wildfire)on October 24, 2020 at 5:35 pm
A decrease in fire activity over the last 24 hours is helping firefighters with containment efforts on the Habanero Fire. The fire is now 25% contained and was mapped at 3,218 acres. The fire continues to remain within its footprint with a very low rate of spread. Crews will continue to use and improve natural barriers, along with existing roads, to tie in containment lines. The threat to structures and infrastructure has greatly decreased. A helicopter will be used again to work on interior hotspots and additional aircraft is available, if needed. While evacuations are not in place, residents should be familiar with the Ready, Set, Go Program - https://ein.az.gov/ready-set-go and sign up for emergency alerts through their County's emergency management office. Pinal County Office of Emergency Management - www.pinal.gov/PENSalertsArizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management on Twitter Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management on
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