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Monument & Wallow Wildfire Responses

By | June 17th, 2011|Licensing, Preparedness|

The center of gravity for the public health responses to the fires shifted South this week toward the new Monument fire. Early this week folks were allowed to go back to Springerville and Eagar, which meant that it was show-time for Licensing again.  We sent a team of surveyors to re-open the licensed facilities that were evacuated last week.  [...]

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Wildfire Update

By | June 10th, 2011|General, Preparedness|

I’m sure you know that a few wildfires are still burning in AZ, including the massive Wallow fire. The Governor signed a Declaration of Emergency on Monday this week, releasing some state funds to help with the response efforts and opening the State Emergency Operations Center, which is coordinating and directing the state emergency response activities.  You [...]

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Wallow Wildfire

By | June 3rd, 2011|Preparedness|

The Wallow Fire is burning a few miles SW of Alpine.  It was still pretty small yesterday (about 6,000 acres) but exploded overnight to more than 100,000 acres today.  The fire spread to the northeast toward Alpine today and the  incident management team issued an evacuation order for Alpine a few minutes ago, requiring folks to leave [...]