Cedar Fire update

Official update ***6-24-16 at 6:46 hours ****

The fire has not grown in size and is 51% contained. Personnel are being released.

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**** White Mountain Apache Tribal Press Release ****

PRESS RELEASE

The White Mountain Apache Tribe will be lifting the Pre-Evacuation notice in effect for McNary, Hon-dah, and Forestdale today, Friday, June 24, 2016.

However, Cedar Creek and Carrizo will remain under “Pre-Evacuation” notice due to pending rain storms.

US 60 will remain closed. The Emergency Management Team of the Tribe is working with the National Weather Service to forecast potential flooding. Please remain calm.

A community meeting for Cedar Creek will be held at 6:30 PM tonight at JFK School.

The White Mountain Apache Tribe extends our appreciation and gratitude to John Pierson and his team for their professionalism in carrying out their duties while being mindful of the Tribe’s objectives under rigorous conditions. Please keep them and all firefighters in your prayers, as they continue to fight the Cedar Fire and protect our communities.

Sincerely,

Ronnie Lupe, Chairman

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Cedar Fire update

Official fire update ****6/24/2016 at 1:19 pm****

There are no new updates regarding the fire at this time.

The 311 call center is closing. For fire related questions you can call 928-531-7818.

There will be a press conference at Show Low High School at 3:00 pm today regarding the lifting of the pre-evacuation notice.

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