Official word from Yavapai County Emergency Management as of 10:00am Sunday morning.
Yavapai County Emergency Management
27 mins ·
Update 6/25/17, 10:00 AM–
Intersection of Forest Road 52 and Forest Road 89 –
5 Corners above Breezy Pines, Poland Junction-
Forest Road 261-
Palace Station off Forest Road 52-
Goodwin Road out from Mayer –
Last Reported – National Forest reported the fire at 200 acres on 6/24/17 at 7:00 PM.
A phone bank has been activated to handle the public’s questions and can be reached at 928-442-5103 in the Prescott area or 928-639-8112 in the Verde Valley.
The Prescott National Forest has reported the following assets are currently on site.
Air Attack: 2
Summary: The Goodwin Fire is burning in chaparral and ponderosa pine; south and west of the junction at Senator Highway (FR 52) and County Road 177. It is being managed as a Type 3 incident, however a Type 1 Incident Management Team is expected to take command of the fire on Monday, June 26 at 6:00 am.
A full suppression strategy is being implemented. Today ground resources will be working on direct line construction with the use of air support. As we work on a Closure Order for the incident, we ask that folks stay off Senator Highway (FS Road 52) and County Road 177.
Reminder – Prescott National Forest is currently under Stage I Fire Restriction, prohibiting:
• Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove, except in developed recreation sites with metal fire rings or cooking grills
• Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, or in a developed recreation site in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials
• Discharging a firearm, air rifle, or gas gun; except while engaged in a lawful hunt pursuant to state, federal laws and regulations
• Fireworks are always prohibited on all national forest lands.
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