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Wildfires

Arizona Wildfires Update

Backbone Fire Evacuation orders have been issued in communities surrounding the 6,000-acre Backbone Fire, which originated approximately 12 miles west of Pine and Strawberry, and 15 miles southeast of Camp Verde. The fire has moved across Fossil Creek with 0 percent containment. Hot, dry and windy weather conditions have led to extreme fire behavior. Evacuation

Wildfires

Arizona Wildfires Update – As of June 17th, 2021

Photo: The Pinnacle Fire Telegraph Fire Acres: 173,202  Percent Containment: 72% Date/Time Detected: Friday, June 4, 2021, 1:30 p.m.   Structures damaged/destroyed: 51 Number of Personnel: 953 Cause: Human, under investigation Origin/Location: South of Superior, Arizona Firefighters secured fire south of Troy Mountain and Tiger Mountain checking the spread south toward Riverside. Fire continued to back down the Mescal Mountains on the southeast end of the

Emergency Services

EMS Week is May 16-22

The Prescott Fire Department would like to recognize EMS week in our community. Over the last year, the pandemic has given people a small glimpse of the vital role of EMS professionals. The sacrifice and dedication of EMTs, paramedics and other EMS practitioners has rightfully earned them admiration and gratitude in their communities. Calling us

State

Governor Ducey Signs Legislation Supporting Firefighters With Cancer

Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation to further protect Arizona’s firefighters and fire investigators by expanding workers’ compensation for diseases presumed to be a result of their job demands and requirements. Senate Bill (SB) 1451 strengthens the presumption that a firefighter’s cancer diagnosis is work related thereby ensuring that more firefighters are eligible for worker’s compensation

Buz Blog

The Prescott Elks Honor Firefighters and Law Enforcement Officers

Each year, Elks Clubs across Arizona honor firefighters and law enforcement officers for their selfless heroism in protecting those they serve. This year, even more than in the past, we need to show those who run toward danger or into burning buildings, how much we appreciate the sacrifices they make to ensure our safety.  Prescott

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