Roads Across the Prescott National Forest Unsafe for Low Clearance Vehicles or Impassable

PRESCOTT, AZ – August 30, 2022 – The Prescott National Forest is getting calls regarding washed out roads, damaged roads, and impassable roads due to continued rain brought about by the monsoons. Weather conditions caused extensive damage and washed out a section of the Senator Hwy, approximately 3 miles south of Senator Hwy and Walker […]

By |2022-08-30T13:36:29-07:00August 30th, 2022|0 Comments

FATAL SINGLE VEHICLE ROLLOVER ON WALKER RD

From the YSCO FB page

Just before 7 pm the evening of August 9, 2022, YCSO deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover accident involving 5 high school age occupants on Walker Rd near mile marker 1.5. Two of the passengers were flown out to Valley hospitals. The driver and one passenger were ground […]

By |2022-08-10T14:23:39-07:00August 10th, 2022|0 Comments

Prescott National Forest Rescinds Fire Restrictions on Friday, July 15 at 8:00 a.m.

Due to monsoonal activity and sufficient rainfall, the Prescott National Forest will rescind all fire restrictions as of 8 a.m. Friday, July 15, 2022.

Fire danger remains high across the forest. Visitors are still asked to remain vigilant and avoid activities that could accidentally cause wildfires – refrain from campfires on dry and windy […]

By |2022-07-14T16:49:01-07:00July 14th, 2022|0 Comments

Stage 2 Fire Restrictions in Effect May 26, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.

Forest Order No. 03-09-00-22-08

Click to access fseprd1027334.pdf

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Click to access fseprd1027335.pdf

The following are prohibited:

1. Fires, campfires, charcoal, coal and wood stoves (except using a device that is solely fueled by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels that can be turned immediately on and off with no remaining burning material).

2. Smoking (except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a […]

By |2022-05-26T10:19:28-07:00May 26th, 2022|0 Comments

Annual Meeting Thoughts by Conrad Walton

Next Saturday is the Annual WFPA Meeting, where the Board of Directors are voted on.

This year, there are 4 openings, and only 3 of the current board members are running for re-election.

They do a great job, and work hard. I appreciate everything they do.

You don’t see me out there, working on the […]

By |2022-05-21T18:28:03-07:00May 21st, 2022|0 Comments

Crooks Fire Update – May 8, 2022: Reduced Forest Closure Opens Upper Goldwater Lake and Portions of the Circle Trail

Location: 11 nautical miles south of Prescott-Bradshaw Ranger District (T12N, R2W, SEC 1), near Mt Union.

Start Date: April 18, 2022

Size: Approximately 9,402 acres

Percent Contained: 96%

Cause: Under Investigation.

Vegetation: Timber (Litter and Understory), Chaparral (6ft)

Number of Personnel Assigned: 276

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By |2022-05-08T14:22:40-07:00May 8th, 2022|0 Comments

Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office | Evacuations Lifted

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office has announced that the people who live in the following areas that had been evacuated will be allowed to return to their homes today.
AREA OPENINGS:
Residents in the area of Forest Service Roads 79 and 80 or Mount Tritle area may return now.
Breezy Pines residents are able to return home […]

By |2022-05-02T12:39:00-07:00May 2nd, 2022|0 Comments
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