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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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Type 1 Incident Management Team Assumes Command of the Tussock Fire

Acres: 3,500 Percent Containment: 0% Date/Time Detected: May 8, 2021. 2:15 PM Structures burned: 0 Number of Resources: 226 Cause: Unknown, under investigation Origin/Location: 7 miles southwest of Crown King. Southwest Type 1 Team 2, led by Incident Commander Dave Bales, assumed management of the fire this morning. The team will assess the current situation and add to the great work

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The Tussock Fire is burning 7 miles Southwest of Crown King

From InciWeb (as of 4:30 pm Sunday afternoon): The Tussock Fire started on the afternoon of May 8, approximately 8 miles southwest of Crown King. The fire was mapped this morning (May 9) at 2,448 acres and has reached the Prescott National Forest boundary. Due to lack of moisture, hot, dry, windy conditions, and rugged

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