Joni Hogle

Apr 232018

Volunteers needed for 311 Call Center!

Fire Season is upon us! Volunteers needed to help in the 311 Call Center.
If Call Center goes live, we will need individuals to assist us in answering
the phones for the public. Two shifts a day.


ATTENTION COUNTY EMPLOYEES: Only full time and part time employees will be eligible for comp time.

Public Health Services
Emergency Preparedness Division
Please call:
Kerry Pena at 928-245-0735
Tammi-Jo Wilkins 520-405-3225

View Volunteer Flyer Information


Apr 182018

Rattlesnake Fire:

Location: Southeast of Whiteriver
Containment: 82%
Cause: Human caused, under investigation
Size: 26,072

Fire Activity: Fire behavior was moderate yesterday as crews continued to monitor and patrol containment lines on the western, northern, and southern flanks of the fire. Containment on the Rattlesnake Fire increased considerably as fire lines were tested and successfully held despite high winds. There are a few areas along the eastern side of the fire that are putting up minimal smoke. Remaining fire activity is well within the interior of control lines.

View New Maps of this fire – 04/27/18

ADEQ’s Springerville Particulate Monitor – view link for air quality

InciWeb – Incident Information System

4/19/19 8:00 – The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of Northern Arizona today. The Red Flag Warning is in effect 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 pm this evening. Southwest winds will be 30 to 40 MPH, with gust ranging from 55 to 65 MPH.

*** Absolutely NO BURNING or open flames are allowed! ***

All burn permit activities are suspended during Red Flag Warnings!