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Retired military veterans with Team Rubicon will offer to build sandbag walls for residents.

By Paul Wolterbeck/ Gila County You may not have heard of Team Rubicon ‘til today – but the ‘Grayshirts’ are going to be well-known around Globe-Miami as they begin knocking on doors this week. They’re already visiting flood-zone neighborhoods, and offering to build sandbag walls to prevent flooding that’s likely …

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Firefighters responding to 4 new wildfires on the Tonto Basin Ranger District

PHOENIX, Nov. 3, 2020 – Tonto National Forest firefighters are responding to four separate lightning-caused fires in the area of Jake’s Corner and Highway 188. The 604 Fire is the largest fire at approximately 20 acres in size.  At this time, there are six engines, three crew modules and one helicopter assigned, …

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Pre-evacuation notification for residents in Icehouse/Kellner Canyon issued

Based on recommendations from the Pinal Fire Incident Management Team, Gila County Sheriff’s Office is issuing a precautionary pre-evacuation notification for residents in Icehouse and Kellner Canyons, south of the Icehouse/Kellner junction only (effective May 25, 2017). This is only a pre-evacuation notification and residents do not need to leave …

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Pinal Fire UPDATE

May 24, 2017 Fire caused by lightning May 8 in Tonto National Forest, Globe Ranger District, 6 miles south of Globe near Pioneer Pass. Current size: 3,927 acres Containment: 21% [images style=”0″ image=”http%3A%2F%2Fwww.globemiamitimes.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2017%2F05%2Faq-report.png” width=”893″ align=”center” top_margin=”0″ full_width=”Y”] Smoke:  Smoke levels may increase over the next few days due to weather conditions and …

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Whitetail and Sawmill Fires – Email Update – June 20, 2015 16:28 PST

Whitetail and Sawmill Fires June 20, 2015 Incident Commander: Nate Barrett, and Brad Johnson, IC-Trainee Information Contact:  Valerie Azure and Gabrielle Kenton—928-475-2326 8:00 am. to 5:30 pm.     Start Date:  June 20, 2015  Growth Potential:  Fire activity is high in steep, rocky terrain.  Size:  Whitetail = 11,500+ acres           Sawmill …

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