Pinal County

Wildfires

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

Wildfires

Telegraph and Mescal Fires in Southern Arizona

Telegraph Fire   Current information as of 6/7/2021, 9:07:23 PM Incident Type:  Wildfire Cause:  Human-under Investigation Date of Origin: Friday June 04th, 2021 approx. 01:30 PM Location:  Less than 1 mile from Top-of-the-World, Arizona Total Personnel : 297 Size: 61,211 Acres Estimated Containment Date:  Sunday June 20th, 2021 approx. 12:00 PM Fuels Involved: Short Grass

Water

Arizona farmers to bear brunt of cuts from Colorado River

Arizona is prepared to lose about one-fifth of the water the state gets from the Colorado River in what could be the first federally declared shortage in the river that supplies millions of people in the U.S. West and Mexico, state officials said Thursday. Arizona stands to lose more than any other state in the

Wildfires

Get ready for a busy year fighting wildfires, experts in Arizona warn

Arizona already has seen a few fires this year, and experts say the state is likely to experience another major year for wildfires. In April alone, the Margo Fire in Pinal County burned about 1,100 acres, and another blaze continues to burn southwest of Heber. On Monday, a fire started southeast of Whiteriver and has

Scroll to Top