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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 Type 1 Incident Management Team has been ordered.

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=745e7806b 0444387bf32792b9c25e169

The number of structures threatened and/or lost has not been confirmed at this time. 

U.S Highway 89 is closed in both directions between mileposts 425-445. Travelers should seek an alternate route.  Road closures and detour routes are found at

https://www.az511.com.

This afternoon, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors declared a State of Emergency due to the impacts of the Pipeline and Haywire Fires.    

Declaring a State of Emergency allows the county to expend emergency funds from all available sources and request assistance from the State of Arizona. If the Governor signs the Declaration, then the State of Arizona will offer further disaster assistance through operational efforts and financial support to the County. 

Shelter Information: 

The Red Cross has opened a shelter for evacuated residents  located at Sinagua Middle School, 3950 E Butler Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86004. 

Sheltering for pets and livestock for those under evacuation order (in GO status): 

    Household animal shelter: Coconino Humane Association: 3501 E Butler Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86004. Please check in with staff upon arrival.

    Livestock shelter: Fort Tuthill County Stables. When you arrive, please leave your animals in your vehicle or trailer. Check in with staff to complete the animal intake process. MAP: http://ow.ly/6GNx50JwzeV.

    The livestock stables are self-service. Owners are responsible for all services related to livestock, including feeding and watering. Please bring water troughs and feed if able and bring cages for smaller livestock staying at Fort Tuthill.

For ongoing updates, visit https://www.coconino.az.gov/2926/Pipeline-FireHaywire-Fire

Follow Coconino County on social media: @coconinocounty on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  

Sign up for Emergency Notifications here: 

https://www.coconino.az.gov/207/Emergency-Management

The Coconino County Call Center is open and accepting calls from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

After hours Callers may leave a voice message with details of their question or need and staff will follow up with them. The Call Center phone number is (928) 679-8525.  

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