Contacts: Pam Baltimore (928) 333-6200 June 30, 2011
APACHE-NATIONAL FORESTS CLOSURES AND OPEN AREAS
(SPRINGERVILLE, AZ) – Because of the Wallow Fire and continued fire danger, this 4th of July is different for people living around the A-S National Forests and for those wishing to visit the national forest.
Apache Forest Closure Information All of . . . → Read More: APACHE-NATIONAL FORESTS CLOSURES AND OPEN AREAS
Town of Eagar looking for volunteers to help with Sandbagging
Thursday June 30, 2011 10:42 AM PDT
Town of Eagar invites you to sandbagging at Eagar Public Works Yard at 5pm till 7pm, today (06-30-11). Bring a shovel. Town of Eagar invites you to sandbagging at Eagar Public Works Yard at 5pm till 7pm, today . . . → Read More: Community Message has been issued by the Eagar Police Department.
Course will be located at the Town of Eagar Board Room beginning at 8:00 AM Saturday July 1, 2011. Cost for the course is $35.00.
Anyone who is interested in attending in order to assist with the Wallow fire or needing more information please call the Eagar Fire Department at 928-333-4363.
The National Weather Service on potential flooding:
The Wallow Fire burned vast portions of the White Mountains including areas of steep terrain which will make numerous locations vulnerable to flash floods and debris flows even in moderate intensity (10 – 15 minutes) rains. Some area streams and rivers are likely to see flows beyond anything . . . → Read More: Apache County Flood Preparation Infomation
Wallow Fire Update: There has been no perimeter change and no acreage increase on the Wallow Fire in the past 24 hours.
Size is at 538,049 acres with 93% containment.
HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ 150 PM MST FRI JUN 24 2011
WALLOW FIRE BURN AREA…AFFECTING THE COMMUNITIES OF ALPINE…EAGAR…GREER…AND NUTRIOSO AS WELL . . . → Read More: June 29 Wallow Fire Udate
We have had bus loads workers in here for the last to days. They are clearing Hulsey Creek first and then Milk. I think Coulter is tomorrow.
We attended the flood meeting in Nutri . Nutrioso is the number one priority for protection from flood given it was burned on 3 sides. And, Hulsey Creek, . . . → Read More: Preparing for flooding
A crowd gathered to fill bags with sand for use by Nutrioso residents at risk of flooding. The event was marred by a serious car accident. As Dave Holaway was pulling into the bagging site, a car passed his totaling his car and causing serious injury to passengers in other vehicles involved in the accident.
. . . → Read More: Nutrioso Sand Bagging
We have received a few comments and, at this point, do not have time to review them and sort the good stuff from the spam. We were in Albuquerque yesterday getting a small tractor so that we could begin building berms to protect our property. We border Hulsey Creek and crews have been working to . . . → Read More: Comments
BAER TRACKS June 28, 2011 Crews continue to work in drainages upstream of Nutrioso removing “floatable” woody debris that could clog culverts downstream. Saw crews from the Arizona State Forestry Department of Corrections are felling hazard trees that could fall across the stream and thereby create a dam that could eventually break and send a . . . → Read More: Crews work to clear creeks
Apache County Post Fire – Flooding Public Meeting in Nutrioso June 29th 6:00pm
Apache County will host a Post Fire – Flooding Public Meeting in Nutrioso June 29th at 6:00pm at the Nutrioso community center