Disaster relief providing shelter, food, and water. A wildfire burning just six miles north of Flagstaff, Arizona, has prompted evacuations for hundreds of people, and thousands more have been told by authorities to prepare for future evacuation, authorities said Sunday night. The Pipeline Fire burning slightly west of Schultz Pass, the blaze is active on all sides and continues to grow. A total of 690 households have been ordered to evacuate and another group of households has been informed they may have to evacuate soon or imminently; an additional 2,410 households have been told to prepare for imminent evacuation.
Providing shelter, food, and water. A wildfire in northern Arizona has grown to more than 6,000 acres, being fueled by significant winds and dry conditions. Around 800 households and over 1,000 animals were evacuated from the area that is home to more than 2,000 people. The rapid movement and progression of this fire made the evacuation much more difficult and complicated. Some people are trapped in their homes, but authorities were unable to reach them due to the fire. Authorities do not know if they will survive. More than a Dozen structures were destroyed by the fire and hundreds more are threatened as the wildfire moves rapidly.
Providing shelter, food, water and reforestation. The Telegraph Fire slowly grows to 180 thousand acres and damages 52 structures, making it the sixth largest wildfire in Arizona history. Fire officials issued an evacuation order for residents in Dripping Springs, Wind Spirit, Hagen Ranch, Slash S Ranch, Government Springs, urging them to evacuate immediately. Fire officials in Arizona are also currently battling the Pinnacle Fire, located near the Santa Teresa Wilderness on the Coronado National Forest, approximately 18 miles south of Bylas, Arizona. The Pinnacle Fire has burned at least 34,192 acres and is currently 26 percent contained. Phoenix, residents of Strawberry and Pine who were told to evacuate because of the Backbone Fire can expect the “GO” orders to last at least another week.
Million Tree Challenge to support forest fire restoration in areas where significant environmental damage occurred. Post wildfire reforestation is necessary in some areas to prevent invasive species from taking over, to restore desired landscapes with beneficial local tree species, and to prevent soil erosion. Of course, the trees will also aid in absorbing carbon as they grow, to clean the air and water for local communities.
Arizona, have black bears, deer, javelinas, bighorn sheep, some elk, desert tortoise, and amphibians and reptiles that live in this area.
The larger animals can make a run for it, but the smaller animals cannot, and may get trapped.
Arizona Game and Fish is most concerned about the desert tortoise, the Mexican spotted owl, and northern goshawk, as all of these species have critical habitats in the Bush Fire area.
Approximately 1,600 people evacuated from their homes and needing shelter, food and water.
Wildfires across Arizona has burned over 100 square miles, forcing people out their homes as the blazing fires moved closer to their homes. Arizona is also facing rising confirmed coronavirus infections.
The Bush Fire, around 30 miles northeast of Phoenix, has burned over 64,000 acres. Phoenix, Arizona. Bush Wildfires