Northeast Arizona Enters into Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

6/14/17 5:00 – Agencies throughout northeastern Arizona including Apache County, Navajo County, State Forests and Apache Sitgreaves National Forest as well as many cities and towns in both counties, will all be entering into Stage 1 fire restrictions as of Friday, June 16th at 8:00.

While we all have very similar restrictions in place please make sure to “Know BEFORE you go!” by checking with the appropriate jurisdiction for specific restriction information. To check on a specific area or jurisdiction go to https://firerestrictions.us/az/ and click on the interactive map to get more information.

 

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Wildcat Fire Burning Near Heber – Final

Correction: fire was burning off 178 road 2-3 miles north of SR 260 and fire crews are in the mop up stages. This is the final update and cause remains under investigation.

Fire size up 3-4 acres dozers on scene lining the fire, air attack scheduled at 2:30 pm.

A fire 8 miles west of Heber has been reported by the Forest Service. The fire is burning on both sides of SR 260 and Forest Service Road 178. The fire is currently sized up at 20 acres and fire crews and Navajo County Sheriff’s Officers are on scene. More information will be posted as it becomes available. Cause of fire is unknown at this time.

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Red Flag Warning for Monday June 12

A Red Flag Warning remains in effect for portions of east-central and northeastern Arizona through 7 pm MST Monday. Fire weather conditions will be critical. Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. AVOID ALL BURNING ACTIVITIES

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