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County update on Flood Mitigation efforts after Pinal Fire

GilaCounty-Even as the Pinal Fire was still burning, Globe-Miami residents expressed concerns about post-fire flooding. Gila County staff at the Pinal Fire community meetings heard these concerns and began to formulate a multi-faceted response, including securing $300,000 dollars of federal funds to hire local contractors to clean out the waterways …

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Contractors to start work on flood mitigation today

GILA COUNTY- As part of Gila County’s Pinal Fire Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) project, local contractors will begin working to remove debris in the waterways downstream of the fire on the morning of Thursday, July 6, 2017. Guest ContributorGuest Contributors include press releases, guest authors, and columnists who contribute less than …

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County to receive $300,000 in federal funds to clean out waterways amid flooding concerns

(GILA COUNTY, AZ)—Gila County responded proactively to flooding concerns related to the Pinal Fire by securing $300,000 in federal funds to clean out waterways in the Globe-Miami area. “We’re thrilled to not only better prepare our area for the oncoming monsoon season, but also to bring these dollars back to …

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Barriers arrive in Globe to protect hospital from potential flooding.

GLOBE-  On Thursday of this week, the Arizona Department of Transportation began transporting Jersey Barriers to Globe from Coconino County to help Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center. Each piece of barrier is 32” tall, 20’ long, and weighs 4 tons. The City of Globe has requested 40 barriers – 320,000 total pounds of …

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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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