Arizona has reported more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases a day over the last several days, with people across the state flocking to bars and clubs after the state’s stay-at-home order expired on May 15. WCSI The 2020 Arizona wildfire season is a series of wildfires that burned across the state of … at 300-350 acres. Arizona Wildfires. CROWN KING, Ariz. (3TV/CBS 5) - As of Wednesday, Oct. 21, the Horse Fire burning 7 miles northwest of Crown King, near Prescott, has grown to 9,442 acres. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. A wildfire in Arizona has burned thousands of acres and remains “0% contained,” according to officials. The Blue River Fire is 85% contained and eight miles NE of San Carlos, Arizona. A massive wildfire northeast of Phoenix continued to burn through thousands of acres, triggering evacuations as coronavirus cases continue to spike in Arizona. #HorseFire Update - October 17: 8,458 acres, 0% contained; Evacuations and temporary area closure in effect. Incident information includes photographs, maps, overviews, announcements and closures as needed. The fire also threatens communication towers, which would further limit efforts to contain the fire, FOX 10 reported. If you have news you would like to report, On Tuesday afternoon, around 150 residents of Summerhaven, a small hillside community threatened by the Bighorn Fire, were ordered to evacuate, according to the Pima County Sheriff’s Office. “That makes for some rapid fire growth — extreme fire behavior,” Mr. Hines said of the conditions. “You know, there is a lot of high-value equipment up there that services the North Valley and some surrounding areas,” said Cory Carlson of the U.S. Forest Service.

The Bighorn Fire burning in the Santa Catalina Mountains near Oro Valley, Ariz., on Saturday. The Mangum Fire, which began on June 8, 2020, in the Kaibab National Forest in Arizona, had burned more than 30 square miles as of Sunday, June 14, 2020. Arizona's fire season could stretch into November and December Posted on Oct 16, 2020 The record heat and little rain have created the perfect storm for … The Bush Fire comes as firefighters struggle to contain additional fires on opposite sides of the state.

2020 Arizona Wildfire Outlook Phoenix, AZ (4/8/20) - This year, the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management predicts another potentially active fire season in certain parts of the state with conditions very similar to what Arizona saw last year. The Horse Fire started in Prescott National Forest on Oct. 15 and quickly spread, burning more than 8,300 acres as of early Saturday. Newsroom:  812-376-4770, Email: [email protected]

Blue River Fire. The Horse Fire started in Prescott National Forest on Oct. 15 and quickly spread, burning more than 8,300 acres as of early Saturday. Studio: 3212 Washington Street About 1,600 people living east of the fire were ordered on Monday morning to evacuate, with those in another community north of the fire ordered on Tuesday to do so, officials said. and Commenting Policies. The agency and incident management team for the incident is responsible for initiating and maintaining information on InciWeb. All rights reserved. 1789 Columbus, IN 47202 or call 812-376-4770. Arizona wildfires so far in 2020 burn more than 2018 and 2019 combined Emily Wilder, Arizona Republic 8/17/2020. That highway was closed, along with recreational sites in the area. Burn out ops done overnight to tie fire into #TortolitaFire burn scar. But even as cases began to increase sharply late last month, Gov. All roads leading to Crown King are currently closed. Air tankers and helicopters are being used to battle the blaze.

(Source: Forest Service) By KOLD News 13 Staff | October 15, 2020 at 3:39 PM MST - Updated October 17 at 11:14 AM . Extreme fire behavior was observed today, making the fire grow up-hill in the area. Fire backed into a drainage & moving up ridge to the N. Crews working to secure off that side on ridge. For assistance please call 928 771 3260 or 911.”. Firefighters will have to battle winds that are expected to reach 20 to 30 miles per hour as well as dry summer heat, with temperatures above 100 in places, said Dee Hines, a fire agency spokesman. A mandatory evacuation has been issued for resident’s located in Crown King. It’s … Wildfires continue to cause issues in Arizona in June, including the Bush Fire that is now as large as Salt Lake City. Firefighting efforts have been hampered by the remote location and rugged terrain, according to the Daily Courier.

The Bush Fire, around 30 miles northeast of Phoenix, has burned over 64,000 acres since Saturday, according to fire officials. Horse Fire near Crown King, Prescott. Michigan bans guns at polling places on Election Day. Officials instructed evacuees to “avoid close contact with those who are sick” and “practice public health recommendations when relocating.”. To enable success for our clients, company and staff by making connections through entertaining, educating and informing our listeners and community. The Forest Service says airtankers and helicopters continue working on slowing the spread of the fire, while protecting structures in-and-around the Crown King community. Copyright 2020 KPHO/KTVK (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). Kelly Presnell/Arizona Daily Star, via Associated Press, more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases a day. Email News: [email protected], White River Broadcasting Company-Division of Wildfires across Arizona have forced hundreds to evacuate their homes, fleeing blazes — including one that has already consumed over 100 square miles — as the state grapples with a spike in confirmed coronavirus infections. Columbus, Indiana 47203, Phone: 812-372-4448 Shelter had been set up at Mayer High School. Most of 2020's fires started in the central region and the Sonoran Desert where these grasses tend to proliferate, allowing flames to tear through hundreds or … The Findlay Publishing Company, WCSI || WKKG || WIN 104.9 || 106.1 THE RIVER, Please read our Privacy Statement The Forest Service says airtankers and helicopters continue … (USFS photo, 10/16/20)

Thu 2 Jul 2020 12.10 EDT Last modified on Mon 6 Jul 2020 15.13 EDT. The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office issued a Code Red “GO” evacuation order for Crown King communities: “There is a wildfire threatening your area. Visitors to Crown King had reportedly already departed the area prior to the evacuation order. email [email protected], A Gray Media Group, Inc. Station - © 2002-2020 Gray Television, Inc. October 15, 2020 at 3:39 PM MST - Updated October 21 at 4:41 PM, UPDATE: Officials reopen Catalina State Park after crews stop progress of wildfire. ... And yet, Bighorn is just one of three fires that sit in the top 10 biggest wildfires in Arizona history. Mr. Hines said he was not aware of any structures that had been destroyed in the Bush Fire. June 16, 2020 Wildfires across Arizona have forced hundreds to evacuate their homes, fleeing blazes — including one that has already consumed over …

Arizona Wildfires Force Hundreds to Evacuate as Coronavirus Cases Surge. The incident is under investigation, officials said.

The Mangum Fire, north of the Grand Canyon, has burned nearly 30,000 acres near the Utah border and is at 3 percent containment, while the Bighorn Fire, raging north of Tucson, has burned nearly 15,000 acres and is at 30 percent containment, according to the U.S. Forest Service. “I don’t know the extent of the equipment, but a lot of stakeholders have stuff up on that mountain.”.