Gilbert's Emergency Management program is responsible to reduce our vulnerabilities to hazards and build an efficient capacity to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from large scale emergencies and disasters; for the purpose of saving lives and preventing property damage. We utilize a whole community approach and seek to promote a safer less vulnerable community.
- Pete, Blue Ridge Prescribed Burns Planned for Tomorrow10/13/2015 2:34 PM
Fire managers are planning to conduct prescribed burns tomorrow, October 14, on the Pete Project north of the San Francisco Peaks and the Blue Ridge Urban Interface Project northeast of Clints Well.
Smoke is expected to disperse toward the northeast and may settle in low areas, especially during the evening and early morning hours.
- Yavapai County Schedules Flu Clinics10/09/2015 3:46 PM
Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) is offering several opportunities to get your flu shout between October and December. Here is the complete list of special events and locations where you can get your flu shot. Flu shots at these special event locations will be free of charge.
- Prescribed Burning on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation on Oct. 1310/07/2015 2:12 PM
The Bureau of Indian Affairs Fort Apache Agency Fire Management in coordination with the White Mountain Apache Tribe will begin prescribed burn operations Tuesday, October 13, 2015. Approximately 15,000 acres are targeted to be treated by either pile burning or broadcast burning within several burn units on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation.
- Join the Great Arizona Shakeout at 10:15 a.m. on October 15, 201510/05/2015 8:20 AM
At 10:15 am on Thursday, Oct. 15, over 41,000 school children in thousands of classrooms across Arizona, will “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” as part of the Great Arizona Shakeout earthquake preparedness drill. They will be joined by tens of thousands more people in universities, state and federal offices, tribal communities, health facilities, civic groups, and businesses.
- Weather conditions changing prescribed fire treatment areas near Payson10/02/2015 2:06 PM
Based on the current weather forecast Tonto National Forest fire specialists have changed where they plan to burn starting on Monday, October 5, 2015. On Monday and Tuesday, fire specialists will burn 222 acres of vegetative debris piles in the Colcord Canyon Area. Residents and visitors to the area can expect to see and smell moderate amounts of smoke in the 13 Ranch, Gordon Canyon Estates, Colcord Canyon, Ponderosa Springs and Humming Bird Chalet areas.
- Kaibab National Forest to conduct prescribed burns on Williams District over weekend and through next week10/02/2015 1:10 PM
Fire managers with the Kaibab National Forest plan to conduct a series of prescribed burns over the weekend and continuing through next week in three locations on the Williams Ranger District in order to reduce hazardous fuels and increase ecosystem health and forest resiliency.
- Prescribed burns planned for next week on Coconino NF10/02/2015 11:08 AM
Fire managers are planning to conduct several prescribed burn projects over the next week, depending upon weather conditions, in areas south of Flagstaff, near Munds Park, Mormon Lake and Clints Well.
Smoke from all these burns is expected to disperse toward the northeast and may settle in low areas northeast of the specific burn, especially during the evening and early morning hours.
- 100 acres of Prescribed Fire planned near Jacob Lake10/01/2015 3:08 PM
With a favorable window of opportunity expected to remain open on the North Kaibab Ranger District for the remainder of the week, North Zone fire managers plan to commence this year’s prescribed fire season as early as tomorrow by initiating ignitions in the Moquitch 4 project area.
- Tusayan Ranger District announces locations scheduled for prescribed burning this fall10/01/2015 1:09 PM
Fire managers for the Tusayan Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest are announcing locations where they plan to complete prescribed fire projects starting this month and continuing through much of next year. Up to about 6,000 acres could be treated across the district during that time as long as weather and fuel conditions allow.
Areas that could be treated are as follows:
- Prescribed Fire Treatments to begin near Pine and Young, AZ09/30/2015 7:19 PM
Tonto National Forest fire specialists plan to begin burning 366 acres southeast of Pine, starting on Monday, October 5, 2015. Residents and visitors to the area can expect to see and smell moderate amounts of smoke on Highway 87 around Pine, AZ. To minimize the impact of smoke, fire managers will terminate ignitions each day by 3 pm, however, smoke may linger in the area through Friday, October 9, 2015. Smoke will be visible during the day, and residual smoke in the evening hours may drift down Pine Creek at night affecting the community of Pine, AZ.