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Posted on: September 16, 2021

FEMA Floodplain Remapping Virtual Flood Risk Open House Oak, Creek, Coconino County

A FEMA Floodplain Remapping Virtual Flood Risk Open House for residents in the Coconino County section of Oak Creek was held yesterday, Sept. 15, 2021. Read the press release or view the meeting on YouTube.  

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

90-day Flood Map Appeal Period for Kachina Village & Mountainaire Ends

The 90-day Flood Map Appeal Period for Kachina Village & Mountainaire that began on April 30, 2021 has ended. Visit the 90-Day Appeal Period page for more information.  

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Discounted County Fair Tickets Now On Sale

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Coconino County Parks & Recreation is hosting the 73rd annual Coconino County Fair on Labor Day Weekend Sept. 2 through 5 at Fort Tuthill County Park.

The County Fair is an annual community event where adult and youth alike showcase their interests and hobbies by exhibiting livestock animals and handicrafts. There will also be live entertainment throughout each day, carnival rides, fair food, games, ven...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Coconino County Offices Closed for Independence Day

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., July 1, 2022 — All Coconino County administrative offices will be closed Monday, July 4, 2022, in observance of Independence Day.

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed, Dispatch, Patrol and Detention will be open. Records will remain open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, July 4, 2022. Please dial 9-1-1 for emergencies. For non-emergencies, d...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Board of Supervisors Adopts FY 2023 Budget, New Fiscal Year Begins

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors adopted the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 budget during a Special Session on Tuesday, June 28.

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted a $408.8 million budget for FY 2023 during a Special Session on Tuesday, June 28. The FY 2023 budget includes strategic investments for public health and safety, mental health services, flood co...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Coconino County Removes Fire Restrictions

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In cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service on the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests, at noon on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, Coconino County removed all staged fire restrictions formerly in place in unincorporated communities and recreation areas.

Most Forest Service restrictions and related forest closures on the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests, as well as City of Flagstaff restrictions, will expire at that time as well. Forest closures in and near the Pipeline and Haywire Fire zones will rem...

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Posted on: June 25, 2022

BAER team completes Soil Burn Severity map for Pipeline Fire

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 24, 2022 – Forest Service Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) specialists recently completed their field data evaluation to produce the Soil Burn Severity (SBS) map for the Pipeline Fire

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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Evacuation Orders Lifted for Crater Estates, Moon Crater, West Alpine Ranchos & Other Areas

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Flagstaff, AZ – The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the following areas will be downgraded from “GO” to “SET” status.

The areas identified as Crater Estates, Moon Crater, West Alpine Ranchos, the Private Properties along Hwy 89 north from Wupatki Trails to Sacred Mountain Trading Post will be downgraded from “GO” to “SET” status. I...

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Posted on: June 20, 2022

CDC Authorizes COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 6 Months and Older

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joined the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in authorization of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for infants and young children.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joined the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in authorization of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for infants and young children. 

 

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Posted on: June 18, 2022

Flood Control District mobilizing Pipeline Area sandbag stations

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The Coconino County Flood Control District (District) has set up several sandbag stations in the Pipeline Fire Area for residents to install around their homes in preparation of post-wildfire flooding.

Sandbags and sandbag materials are currently available at the Copeland Detention Basin, the entrance of which is located just off of Hwy 89 at Copeland Lane.

The Copeland Detention Basin has both a self-serve sandbag station and pre-made sandbags. The self...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Coconino County enters into Stage 3 Fire Restrictions

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Coconino County entered Stage 3 Fire Restrictions at 3 p.m. today, June 17, 2022. The restrictions apply for all of Coconino County.

Fire restrictions are enacted to help protect public health and safety by reducing the number of human-caused wildfires.

This ordinance applies to unincorporated areas, namely that part of Coconino County outside the corporate limits of any municipality, f...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

“READY, SET, GO” Status Changes for McCann Estates, Doney Park North and Neighborhoods Along Hwy 89

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Flagstaff, AZ – After meeting with the Great Basin Type 1 team managing the Pipeline and Haywire Fires, it has been determined that it is safe to downgrade some additional areas on evacuation status.

The following changes will be effective immediately:

  • The neighborhoods that were put in “SET” along both sides of Highway 89 from McCann Estates (Silver Saddle Rd), to Timberline/Fernwood and up to Wupatki Estates will be downgraded to ...
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Posted on: June 16, 2022

“READY, SET, GO” Status Changes for Elden Lookout Rd, Doney Park South, and Alpine Ranchos East

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Flagstaff, AZ – After meeting with the Great Basin Type 1 team managing the Pipeline and Haywire Fires, it has been determined that it is safe to downgrade some areas on evacuation status.

The following changes will be effective immediately:

  • The neighborhoods that were put in “SET” along Mt. Elden Lookout Road will be downgraded to “READY” status.
  • The south portion of Doney Park (south of Silver Saddle Road to Townsend Winona Road) that are i...
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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Areas of Coconino and Kaibab national forests to close this weekend

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 16, 2022 – Coconino and Kaibab national forests will temporarily close certain areas to public access beginning Friday and Saturday due to fire danger and for public safety

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Evacuation Orders Lifted for the Remainder of Timberline

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June 15, 2022: Flagstaff, AZ – The Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the re-entry of residents into the remaining Timberline Community.

This re-entry will begin at 4:00 PM Wednesday June 15, 2022. Residents are to report to the intersection of Campbell Road and Lupine Lane, where deputies will be checking people in. This area will remain closed to non-residents until 6:00 PM. Residents ar...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Evacuation Orders Lifted for Additional Timberline Neighborhoods and Businesses

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Flagstaff, AZ– After consultation with the US Forest Service Fire Management Team on the Pipeline Fire and the Summit Fire Department, the Sheriff’s Office is now allowing re-entry into additional neighborhoods and businesses in the Timberline Community.

The majority of the residents who were evacuated on Sunday due to the fast-moving Pipeline Fire are permitted to immediately return.

There are still some areas that will remain on “GO” evacuation status, due to fire personnel in the area and the fact that ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Evacuation Order Lifted for Fernwood and Hutchison Acres Neighborhoods

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June 14, 2022: Flagstaff, AZ – The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that the neighborhoods of Fernwood Estates, Hutchison Acres, Swede Acres, and Johnson Ranch has been moved from “GO” to “SET” evacuation status.

Residents in these neighborhoods are now permitted to return to their homes immediately. This includes the following areas: residents on roads connecting to Sunset Blvd, Last Chance Rd, Morningside Rd, Black Bill Rd, East Campbell Ave (east of HWY 89), Ka...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Community meeting for evacuees of Pipeline and Haywire Fires

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - A Pipeline and Haywire Fires Community Meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. today, Tuesday, June 14, at Sinagua Middle School, 3950 E. Butler Avenue, Flagstaff (directions & parking information below).

This meeting is to provide an update regarding the fire conditions and evacuation status to those residents who have already been evacuated. We ask that those who are not evacuated or in SET status to please attend virtually. The meeting will be broadcast...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Evacuation Order Lifted for Doney Park, Macann Estates, and Silver Saddle Trailer Park

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June 14, 2022: Flagstaff, AZ – The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that the communities of North Doney Park, Macann Estates (Silver Saddle Drive), and Silver Saddle Trailer Park are being moved from “GO” to “SET.”

Residents are being allowed to return to their homes immediately. CCSO reminds these residents that they are still in “SET” status and that if the fire threatens the community, they will again be placed on “GO” status.

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Pipeline and Haywire Fires Update and Declaration of Emergency

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Pipeline Fire, located 6 miles north of Flagstaff, started Sunday, June 12, and has spread to over 5,000 acres due to extremely high winds.

Additionally, the Haywire Fire, located 8 miles northeast of Flagstaff, ignited in the early hours of Monday, June 13, and is currently at 1,600 acres in size. A U.S. Forest Service Type 2 Incident Management Team is currently on site for each fire. A Typ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

CCSO issues Additional Evacuations due to Pipeline Fire

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June 13, 2022 - 1:15pm Due to the Pipeline Fire the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Issued a “GO” evacuation notification for the neighborhood north of Silver Saddle Rd. in Doney Park and north of E Cullum Lane and east to Slayton Ranch Rd.

At this time, it is unknown how long the “Go” evacuations will remain in place. Coconino County Sheriff’s office remains in constant communication with the United States Forest Service Fire personnel, managing this incident, as soon as it is determined sa...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Pipeline Fire continues burning north of Flagstaff

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 13, 2022 – Strong winds continue to move the Pipeline Fire toward the northeast, as two additional wildfires--the Haywire Fire and Double Fire--are reported about 6 miles further ahead.

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Officials Responding to new Haywire Fire

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Another fire has been reported, known as the Haywire Fire, northeast of the Pipeline Fire. The fire has burned 1,600 acres and was first reported at 5:30 a.m. this morning.

Coconino National Forest is responding to this fire separately from the Pipeline Fire at this time. The Type 2 Incident Management Team (IMT) will eventually manage both fires. 

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Posted on: June 12, 2022

Strong winds push Pipeline Fire more than 15 miles - Subject arrested in connection with wildfire

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 12, 2022 – The Pipeline Fire which began 6 miles north of Flagstaff around 10 a.m. is currently estimated at 4,000-5,000 acres and was pushed more than 15 miles by strong winds throughout the day.

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Posted on: June 12, 2022

Pipeline Fire Burning North of Flagstaff

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FLAGSTAFF, ARIZ. - The Pipeline Fire, located 6 miles north of Flagstaff, was reported June 12, 2022, at 10:15 a.m. by a fire lookout and is currently 1,500 acres and active on all sides.

According to Coconino National Forest, the cause of the fire is currently unknown. Firefighting resources are onsite, and an Incident Management Team has been ordered and is scheduled to begin arriving over the next several days. 

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Posted on: June 12, 2022

Pipeline Fire Update

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The Pipeline Fire, located 6 miles north of Flagstaff, was reported June 12, 2022, at 10:15 a.m. by a fire lookout and is currently 1,500 acres and active on all sides.
According to Coconino National Forest, the cause of the fire is currently unknown.

According to Coconino National Forest, the cause of the fire is currently unknown. Firefighting resources are onsite, and an Incident Management Team has been ordered and is scheduled to begin arriving over the next several days. 

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Posted on: June 12, 2022

CCSO issues Evacuations due to Pipeline Fire

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Flagstaff, AZ – June 12, 2022: Due to the Pipeline Fire the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Issued a “GO” evacuation notification for the neighborhood along Highway 89 North of the Landfill Road to Wupatki Trails on both sides of Highway 89.

Doney Park is in the “Set” Status.

At 11:00 hours The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a fire off Snowbowl Road. Responding Deputies were given the description of a White Pickup truck leaving the area ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2022

US 89 closed north of Flagstaff due to Pipeline Fire

US 89 is closed north of Flagstaff due to the Pipeline Fire. The southbound side is closed at milepost 430; the northbound side is closed at milepost 427. There is no estimated time to reopen the road.

Real-time highway conditions are available on ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information site at az511.gov, by calling 511, downloading the AZ 511 app and through ADOT’s Twitter feed, @ArizonaDOT.

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Posted on: June 12, 2022

Wildfire start 6 miles north of Flagstaff just west of Schultz Pass

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 12, 2022 – Firefighting resources are responding to a wildfire located 6 miles north of Flagstaff and producing a noticeable plume of smoke.

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Tunnel Fire closure area reduced, allows Lockett Meadow access

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., May 16, 2022 – The Coconino National Forest has reduced the size of the closure area for the Tunnel Fire to allow for increased access and recreation in areas that access Lockett Meadow and the inner basin via Forest Road 552.

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

USFS on-forest sediment reduction project underway in Museum Flood Area

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A Coconino County Flood Control District (District) project to reduce on-national forest sediment production and transport above and below Mt. Elden Estates is underway.

The U.S. Forest Service Museum Fire Sediment Reduction Project broke ground in late April and is expected to be completed this fall.     

 

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Burned Area Emergency Response team completes Soil Burn Severity map for Tunnel Fire

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., May 3, 2022 – Forest Service Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) specialists recently completed their field data evaluation to produce the Soil Burn Severity (SBS) map for the approximately 19,075-acre Tunnel Fire.

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Burned Area Emergency Response Team assessing Tunnel Fire damage

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., May 2, 2022 – A Forest Service Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team began surveying the fire-affected areas within the Tunnel Fire perimeter this past Saturday.

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Fire restrictions to begin May 5 on Kaibab and Coconino National Forests

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April 29, 2022 – Beginning Thursday, May 5 at 8:00 a.m., Stage 1 fire and smoking restrictions will be in effect on the Williams and Tusayan Districts (aka “South Zone”) of the Kaibab National Forest and the entirety of the Coconino National Forest.

Under Stage 1 restrictions, fires, campfires, charcoal, coal, and wood stoves are prohibited, except within a developed recreation site. Smoking is also prohibited, except within an enclosed vehicle, building or a developed recreation site. Fireworks are ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Tunnel Fire Evacuation Status Downgrade from "SET" to "READY"

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The communities along the Highway 89 corridor, north of Flagstaff, from Campbell Avenue to the north entrance of Forest Service Road 545 (Wupatki National Monument) will be downgraded from “SET” (Pre-evacuation) to “READY” status.

“READY” status means- you are aware of and monitoring fire activity in your area. You should have basic plans in place for yourselves, important documents, medications, pets and livestock in the event that a “GO” me...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

NEWS RELEASE: Tunnel Fire Morning Update – Thursday April 28, 2022

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Current Situation: Containment on the Tunnel Fire increased to 43% on Wednesday evening due to firefighters' continued hard work to mop up and secure the fire’s perimeter in the Sunset Crater National Monument and Black Mountain areas.

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

NEWS RELEASE: Tunnel Fire Morning Update – Wednesday April 27, 2022

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Current Situation: Firefighters continued to make progress on the Tunnel Fire Tuesday. As a result, containment of the fire increased to 30 percent.

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

NEWS RELEASE: Tunnel Fire Morning Update – Tuesday April 26, 2022

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Current Situation: Containment of the Tunnel Fire increased to 20 percent on Monday evening as firefighters continued to secure the fire’s perimeter and remove any heat near the control lines.

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Board of Supervisors Tunnel Fire Update this morning at 8 am

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Tuesday, April 26 2022 - An Emergency Management update for the Board of Supervisors will be held in Special Session this morning at 8 a.m. to provides updates regarding the Tunnel fire and possible action or direction regarding the Tunnel Fire.

The Board of Supervisors’ meeting will be held via webinar technology using Zoom. To join the webinar, please use the following url: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/95955954306

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

NEWS RELEASE: Tunnel Fire Morning Update – Monday April 25, 2022

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Current Situation: Fire crews’ diligence and hard work have resulted in an increase in containment to 15% on the Tunnel Fire. Yesterday residents were able to re-enter the previously evacuated neighborhoods. US Hwy 89 was re-opened yesterday afternoon.

 

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Posted on: April 24, 2022

Tunnel Fire Damage Assessments

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Coconino County Community Development, in coordination with the Arizona Department of Emergency Management is conducting property damage assessments in the Tunnel Fire burn area.

This is an important process that is necessary for recovery services and for emergency declaration documentation purposes. If they approach you or your residence, then you can request to receive proper identification and they will explain their activity t...

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Posted on: April 24, 2022

Highway 89 Reopened

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April 24, 2022 - 12:20 p.m. - UPDATE: US 89 has reopened north of Flagstaff. The highway was closed between milepost 425 (Campbell Avenue) and milepost 445 (Wupatki National Monument) due to the Tunnel Fire.

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Posted on: April 24, 2022

NEWS RELEASE: Tunnel Fire Morning Update – Sunday April 24, 2022

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Evacuations have been changed to “SET” for all neighborhoods associated with the Tunnel Fire. Residents returning to the area are reminded that the conditions and status of evacuation levels could change at any time based on fire behavior.

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Posted on: April 23, 2022

Neighborhoods Along Hwy 89 “GO” Order Downgraded to “SET”

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Flagstaff, AZ, April 23, 2022 – The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that we are lifting the “GO” evacuation order as of 9:00 AM Sunday morning April 24th, 2022, for the residents living in the neighborhoods along Highway 89.

The Tunnel Fire Incident Management Team has determined that the status and condition of the fire at this time is no longer an imminent threat to the neighborhoods along Highway 89 and has recommended allowing residents back into their homes.

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Posted on: April 23, 2022

NEWS RELEASE: Tunnel Fire Update - Saturday, April 23, 2022 - Morning

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Current Situation: Winds are expected to shift, coming from the north and northeast today and tomorrow. Firefighters are positioned to respond.

 

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Tunnel Fire continues to burn despite rain and snow

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 22, 2022 — Crews continued Friday building line around the now 20,924-acre Tunnel Fire northeast of Flagstaff, while battling high winds and welcoming unusual precipitation in the form of scattered rain and sporadic snow showers.

Snow and rain did help douse dry grasses and keep them from igniting more easily, but precipitation levels weren’t high enough to affect large burning logs and extreme hotspots across most of the fire. High winds also resulted in drying out prec...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Overnight Tunnel Fire Activity

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Flagstaff, AZ – On April 22, 2022 in the early morning hours a spot fire started in the Timberline Community west of Hwy 89 in the “GO” evacuation area.

Deputies and Officers working overnight security in the evacuated areas recontacted the residents who refused to initially evacuate on Tuesday to notify them of the increased danger and remind them of the “GO” evacuation order. This fi...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Tunnel Fire Evacuation Update

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Flagstaff, AZ – On Tuesday April 19, 2022 Sheriff Jim Driscoll ordered the “GO” evacuation of several neighborhoods in the Timberline/Fernwood area north of Flagstaff along Highway 89.

This was in response to an active and fast-moving wildfire in the Coconino National Forest moving towards those neighborhoods.

As deputies were evacuating the area, the fire quickly moved into the vicinity, ultimately burning several properties, outbuildin...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Helicopters, crews make progress with lines around fire

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 21, 2022 — Helicopters aided in fire suppression efforts today on the 20,198-acre Tunnel Fire, while crews continued making progress

dowsing hotspots along the fire’s western flank near Forest Road 420 (Schultz Pass Road) and around Timberline Estates and Wupatki Trail subdivisions.

In addition, hand crews continued establishing handline on the southern edge of the fire east o...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Coconino County Thanks Governor Ducey for Declaration of Emergency After Tunnel Fire

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 21, 2022 – Coconino County extends its gratitude to Governor Doug Ducey
for declaring a State of Emergency due to the Tunnel Fire’s impact on the County.

The Tunnel Fire, located 14 miles northeast of Flagstaff, started Sunday, April 17 and has spread to over 20,000 acres due to extremely high winds and dry fuels. This declaration will help bring much-needed resources to this emergency.

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

CCSO Media Release: Tunnel Fire Evacuations

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On April 19th, 2022, at 1100 hours the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office began evacuation operations in the Timberline – Fernwood areas north of Flagstaff along Hwy 89.

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Sediment Reduction Project Breaks Ground in Museum Flood Area

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A Coconino County Flood Control District project to reduce sediment production and transport on private lands below the Museum Fire burn scar is underway in Lockett Ranches & Mt. Elden Estates.

The Natural Resources Conservation Service and District-funded Emergency Watershed Protection Project will reduce erosion and sediment transport downstream. 

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Coconino County Board of Supervisors Adopts Final Redistricting Map

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors adopted map Scenario F on April 12 during their regular meeting as part of the Board’s statutory responsibility to reapportion county supervisory districts.

The Board adopted the final map after beginning the redistricting process in Fall 2021.Every ten years, according to A.R.S. § 11-212, county supervisory districts must be redrawn so that each district is substantially equal in population. The Board adopte...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Coconino County, City of Flagstaff Respond to Monsoon Flooding in the Museum Flood Area

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The Coconino County Flood Control District (FCD) and City of Flagstaff are actively involved in cleanup operations following monsoon storms that dropped in excess of 2 inches of rain on the Museum Fire burn scar.

. Downstream flooding has been reported in Mt. Elden Estates and in Flagstaff from Linda Vista to Route 66. 

More than 0.75 inches of rain fell in 15 minutes over the Museum Fire burn scar, which triggered an Emergency Notification Alert to be iss...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

USFS on-forest sediment reduction project underway in Museum Flood Area

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The U.S. Forest Service Museum Fire Sediment Reduction Project broke ground in late April and is expected to be completed this fall. 

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

County Flood Control District Reiterates Greater Risk of Flooding in Schultz-Pipeline Area

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — After further flood risk modeling of the nine watersheds affected by the recent Pipeline Fire, the Coconino County Flood Control District (District) held a meeting last evening to make residents aware of the increased risk of ...

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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Evacuation Orders Lifted for Crater Estates, Moon Crater, West Alpine Ranchos & Other Areas

The areas identified as Crater Estates, Moon Crater, West Alpine Ranchos, the Private Properties along Hwy 89 north from Wupatki Trails to Sacred Mountain Trading Post will be downgraded from “GO” to “SET” status. I...

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Posted on: June 18, 2022

Flood Control District mobilizing Pipeline Area sandbag stations

Sandbags and sandbag materials are currently available at the Copeland Detention Basin, the entrance of which is located just off of Hwy 89 at Copeland Lane.

The Copeland Detention Basin has both a self-serve sandbag station and pre-made sandbags. The self...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

“READY, SET, GO” Status Changes for McCann Estates, Doney Park North and Neighborhoods Along Hwy 89

 The following changes will be effective immediately:

  • The neighborhoods that were put in “SET” along both sides of Highway 89 from McCann Estates (Silver Saddle Rd), to Timberline/Fernwood and up to Wupatki Estates will be down...
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Posted on: June 16, 2022

“READY, SET, GO” Status Changes for Elden Lookout Rd, Doney Park South, and Alpine Ranchos East

 The following changes will be effective immediately:

- The neighborhoods that were put in “SET” along Mt. Elden Lookout Road will be downgraded to “READY” status.

- The south portion of Doney Park (south of Silver Saddle Road to Townsend Winona Ro...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Evacuation Orders Lifted for the Remainder of Timberline

This re-entry will begin at 4:00 PM Wednesday June 15, 2022. Residents are to report to the intersection of Campbell Road and Lupine Lane, where deputies will be checking people in. This area will remain closed to non-residents until 6:00 PM. Residents ar...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Evacuation Order Lifted for Fernwood and Hutchison Acres Neighborhoods

Residents in these neighborhoods are now permitted to return to their homes immediately. This includes the following areas: residents on roads connecting to Sunset Blvd, Last Chance Rd, Morningside Rd, Black Bill Rd, East Campbell Ave (east of HWY 89), Ka...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Community meeting for evacuees of Pipeline and Haywire Fires

This meeting is to provide an update regarding the fire conditions and evacuation status to those residents who have already been evacuated. We ask that those who are not evacuated or in SET status to please attend virtually. The meeting will be broadcast...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Evacuation Order Lifted for Doney Park, Macann Estates, and Silver Saddle Trailer Park

Residents are being allowed to return to their homes immediately. CCSO reminds these residents that they are still in “SET” status and that if the fire threatens the community, they will again be placed on “GO” status.

Timberline and Fernwood areas are sti...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Pipeline and Haywire Fires Update and Declaration of Emergency

Additionally, the Haywire Fire, located 8 miles northeast of Flagstaff, ignited in the early hours of Monday, June 13, and is currently at 1,600 acres in size. A U.S. Forest Service Type 2 Incident Management Team is currently on site for each fire. A Typ...

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Additional Info... Schultz/Pipeline Flood Area
Posted on: June 13, 2022

CCSO issues Additional Evacuations due to Pipeline Fire

At this time, it is unknown how long the “Go” evacuations will remain in place. Coconino County Sheriff’s office remains in constant communication with the United States Forest Service Fire personnel, managing this incident, as soon as it is determined sa...

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Posted on: June 12, 2022

Pipeline Fire Burning North of Flagstaff

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FLAGSTAFF, ARIZ. - The Pipeline Fire, located 6 miles north of Flagstaff, was reported June 12, 2022, at 10:15 a.m. by a fire lookout and is currently 1,500 acres and active on all sides. 

According to Coconino National Forest, the cause of the fi...

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Posted on: June 12, 2022

US 89 closed north of Flagstaff due to Pipeline Fire

Real-time highway conditions are available on ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information site at az511.gov, by calling 511, downloading the AZ 511 app and through ADOT’s Twitter feed, @ArizonaDOT.

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

CCSO Gearing Up for Busy Independence Day Weekend

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Coconino County, AZ; - The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office would like to take the opportunity to remind you that our deputies will be actively patrolling this holiday weekend. Deputies will be out in force patrolling the neighborhoods...

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Posted on: June 18, 2022

Fire at Cave Creek

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June 18th, at 0945 hours, Fire crews camped on FS 556 viewed a fire across Highway 89 and responded to contain it. The crew noted a Dark skinned native or Hispanic male at the origin of the fire. The individual fled on foot, east ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

“READY, SET, GO” Status Changes for McCann Estates, Doney Park North and Neighborhoods Along Hwy 89

 

Flagstaff, AZ – After meeting with the Great Basin Type 1 team managing the Pipeline and Haywire Fires, it has been determined that it is safe to downgrade some additional areas on evacuation status. 

 

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Evacuation Order Lifted for Doney Park, Macann Estates, and Silver Saddle Trailer Park

 

Flagstaff, AZ – The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that the communities of North Doney Park, Macann Estates (Silver Saddle Drive), and Silver Saddle Trailer Park are being moved from “GO&...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Haywire Fire Forces “GO” Evacuations of Alpine Ranchos Area

Flagstaff, AZ – The US Forest Service is battling another fire in the area north of Flagstaff near Sunset Crater National Monument. The fire is in the area of Haywire Crater just east of Sunset Crater Road. After consultation with the US Forest ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

CCSO Issues Evacuations due to Pipeline Fire

Contact: Jon Paxton 

Phone: 928-226-5089

Flagstaff, AZ – Due to the Pipeline Fire the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Issued a “GO” evacuation notification for the neighborhood along Highway 89 North of the ...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

2022 Sheriff's Office Memorial Day Weekend Activity

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Coconino County, AZ; The 2022 Memorial Day Weekend Holiday, encompassing May 27 to May 30, 2022, resulted in a significant increase in calls for service and incidents stemming from outdoor activity in Northern Arizona. 

 

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Missing Person Axel Brugere - Oak Creek Canyon

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On May 28th, 2022, at 9:00 am, The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team was requested to respond to the A.B. Young Trailhead in Oak Creek Canyon for the report of a missing person. 

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Posted on: May 30, 2022

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Posted on: May 30, 2022

MISSING PERSON AXEL BRUGERE

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For immediate release 

 

DESCRIPTION:  AXEL BRUGERE was in the A.B. Young Trail / East Pocket area on May 272022 when he became separated from his hiking companion.&...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 27, 2022

CCSO Gearing Up for Busy Memorial Day Weekend

 Coconino County, AZ;     The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office would like to take the opportunity to remind our communities that Sheriff’s Deputies will be actively patrolling this holiday weekend. Deputies w...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Coconino County Sheriff's Office Responds to Calls in Oak Creek Canyon

Memorial Day 2022

 For Immediate Release 

Contact Jon Paxton 

Phone 928-226-5089 

The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Unit has responded to several search and rescue incidents in the past week. Two of the missio...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 9, 2022

ATV Fatality Near Forest Lakes, AZ

Forest Lakes, AZ – On May 8, 2022, at about 1:00 PM the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing 8-year-old child from a campsite near Bear Canyon Lake.   Due to the remote location, Sheriff’s ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Text to 9-1-1 is now available in Coconino County

For Immediate Release 

Contact: Charles Hernandez II                 Phone: 928-679-4108  

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.- On February 23, 2021 the Flagstaff Polic...

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Posted on: June 18, 2022

Flood Control District mobilizing Pipeline Area sandbag stations

Sandbags and sandbag materials are currently available at the Copeland Detention Basin, the entrance of which is located just off of Hwy 89 at Copeland Lane.

The Copeland Detention Basin has both a self-serve sandbag station and pre-made sandbags. The self...

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Tunnel Fire
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Fire restrictions to begin May 5 on Kaibab and Coconino National Forests

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Williams, AZ, April 29, 2022 – Beginning Thursday, May 5 at 8:00 a.m., Stage 1 fire and smoking restrictions will be in effect on the Williams and Tusayan Districts (aka “South Zone”) of the Kaibab National Forest and the ent...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Tunnel Fire Evacuation Status Downgrade from "SET" to "READY"

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The communities along the Highway 89 corridor, north of Flagstaff, from Campbell Avenue to the north entrance of Forest Service Road 545 (Wupatki National Monument) will be downgraded from “SET” (Pre-evacuation) to “READY&...

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Tunnel Fire
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Board of Supervisors Tunnel Fire Update this morning at 8 am

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The Board of Supervisors’ meeting will be held via webinar technology using Zoom. To join the webinar, please use the following url: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/95955954306

 Or Telephone: Dial 833 548 0282 (Toll Free), Webinar ID: 959 5595...

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Tunnel Fire
Posted on: April 24, 2022

Tunnel Fire Damage Assessments

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Coconino County Community Development, in coordination with the Arizona Department of Emergency Management is conducting property damage assessments in the Tunnel Fire burn area.

This is an important process that is necessary for recovery services and for ...

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Tunnel Fire
Posted on: April 24, 2022

Highway 89 Reopened

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April 24, 2022 - 12:20 p.m. - UPDATE: US 89 has reopened north of Flagstaff. The highway was closed between milepost 425 (Campbell Avenue) and milepost 445 (Wupatki National Monument) due to the Tunnel Fire.

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Posted on: April 23, 2022

Neighborhoods Along Hwy 89 “GO” Order Downgraded to “SET”

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The Tunnel Fire Incident Management Team has determined that the status and condition of the fire at this time is no longer an imminent threat to the neighborhoods along Highway 89 and has recommended allowing residents back into their homes.

Residents ret...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Tunnel Fire continues to burn despite rain and snow

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Snow and rain did help douse dry grasses and keep them from igniting more easily, but precipitation levels weren’t high enough to affect large burning logs and extreme hotspots across most of the fire. High winds also resulted in drying out prec...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Overnight Tunnel Fire Activity

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Deputies and Officers working overnight security in the evacuated areas recontacted the residents who refused to initially evacuate on Tuesday to notify them of the increased danger and remind them of the “GO” evacuation order. This fire was in the area o...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Tunnel Fire Evacuation Update

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This was in response to an active and fast-moving wildfire in the Coconino National Forest moving towards those neighborhoods.

As deputies were evacuating the area, the fire quickly moved into the vicinity, ultimately burning several properties, outbuildin...

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Additional Info... Tunnel Fire
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Helicopters, crews make progress with lines around fire

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dowsing hotspots along the fire’s western flank near Forest Road 420 (Schultz Pass Road) and around Timberline Estates and Wupatki Trail subdivisions.

In addition, hand crews continued establishing handline on the southern edge of the fire east o...

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Additional Info... Tunnel Fire
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Coconino County Thanks Governor Ducey for Declaration of Emergency After Tunnel Fire

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The Tunnel Fire, located 14 miles northeast of Flagstaff, started Sunday, April 17 and has spread to over 20,000 acres due to extremely high winds and dry fuels. This declaration will help bring much-needed resources to this emergency.

“Wildfires have beco...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Updates Related to the Tunnel Fire

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The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office has evacuated many communities in the fire area. Click here for the most current information on evacuation status: https://coconinocounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=745e7806b0444...

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Tunnel Fire
Posted on: April 19, 2022

Tunnel Fire Update and Declaration of Emergency

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A U.S. Forest Service Type 3 Incident Management Team is expected to arrive tomorrow evening and a Type 1 team has been requested.  

The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office has evacuated many communities i...

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Tunnel Fire
Posted on: April 19, 2022

CCSO Media Release: Tunnel Fire Evacuations

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On April 19th, 2022, at 1100 hours the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office began evacuation operations in the Timberline – Fernwood areas north of Flagstaff along Hwy 89.

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