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Arizona Wildfires Update

Cornville Fire – June 14, 2021 PM Update Size: 1,241 acres Percent Containment:  0% Start Date: June 13, 2021 Fuels: Grass, brush, and piñon juniper The Cornville Fire was reported around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, east of the community of Cornville. The fire was being driven by windy conditions and dry fuels, such as grass, brush, and

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Cornville Fire and updates on other Arizona Wildfires

Photo: Cornville fire Cornville Fire Current as of 6/13/2021, 5:36:32 PM Incident Type Wildfire Cause Unknown, Under Investigation Date of Origin Sunday June 13th, 2021 approx. 12:30 PM Location 2 miles east of Cornville Incident Commander Brian Steinhardt, Prescott NF Incident Description Wildfire Coordinates 34.714 latitude, -111.885 longitude Current Situation Total Personnel 75 Size 1,000

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Arizona Wildfires update

Telegraph Fire Current as of 6/11/2021, 10:18:28 PM Incident Type Wildfire Cause Human-under Investigation Date of Origin Friday June 04th, 2021 approx. 01:30 PM Location One and a half miles southeast of Superior Incident Commander Bales Type 1 SWIMT2 20 structures burned Current Situation Total Personnel 965 Size 86,529 Acres Percent of Perimeter Contained 45%

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Governor Ducey Announces Legislative Special Session In Response To Wildfires

Governor Doug Ducey announced an upcoming special session of the Arizona Legislature to ensure our state has the resources needed to combat this season’s wildfires and address potentially deadly after effects like flooding. Governor Ducey will be working with legislative leadership, local communities and state fire professionals on specifics with a goal of convening next

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Governor Ducey Issues Declarations of Emergency In Response To Telegraph, Mescal Fires

Governor Doug Ducey today issued two Declarations of Emergency in response to the Telegraph and Mescal Fires in Pinal and Gila Counties, making available up to $400,000 for response efforts. The State of Emergency follows the Governor’s June 6 request to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for a Fire Management Assistance Grant. FEMA quickly

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Hot, dry forecast offers little hope for relief as wildfires rage

A half-dozen wildfires were burning close to 140,000 acres across Arizona Tuesday and growing, as heat, wind and drought conditions complicated firefighting efforts, officials said. The largest of the blazes, the Telegraph Fire near Superior, grew by 11,000 acres between Monday and Tuesday morning to more than 71,000 acres, and led to additional evacuation orders

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