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Telegraph Fire

Unit Information

Tonto National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2324 E. McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006

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Incident Contacts

Telegraph Fire Information
Email: 2021.telegraph@firenet.gov
Phone: 480-608-2054
Hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Media Info Line
Phone: 949-573-5408
Hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Telegraph Fire Morning Update – June 10, 2021

Telegraph Fire Wildfire
News – 6/10/2021

Fire Information Public Phone Line: 480-608-2054

NEW Fire Information Media Phone Line: 949-573-5408

Email: 2021.Telegraph@firenet.gov

InciWeb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7512/ NEW Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Telegraphfireinformation/

Telegraph Fire Morning Update – June 10, 2021

FOR CURRENT EVACUATION INFORMATION, residents are advised to monitor Facebook pages for Pinal County Sheriff’s Office: https://www.facebook.com/PinalCountySO and Gila County Health and Emergency Management: https://www.facebook.com/gilacohealthem Notifications can change rapidly. Residents in areas affected by the fire should remain vigilant and be prepared to evacuate. Evacuation notifications are issued when danger is imminent and life threatening.


Acres: 85,335 Percent Containment: 40% Date/Time Detected: Friday, June 4, 2021, 1:30 pm Structures burned: 5 Number of Personnel: 923 Cause: Human, under investigation Origin/Location: South of Superior, Arizona  
Overnight, crews completed a burn out operation to secure complete protection of the Top-of-The-World community.  Today firefighters will deepen and strengthen the containment line with additional burnouts.  The burn out along Forest Road 651 is complete up to Sulphide Del Ray campground.   Crews will patrol and hold this containment line today.  Crews will be working in the area of Government Springs Road in an effort to keep fire from spreading east. Structure protection forces will patrol and hold containment lines around recreation cabins near Pinal and Signal Peaks, with the assistance of aircraft. Dozers, masticators, and hand crews are preparing contingency line along Pioneer Pass Road.  Firefighters continue to scout a network of old roads and trails from Tuxedo Junction to AZ SR 77 for possible construction of a contingency line. EVACUATION SHELTERS: High Desert Middle School in Globe and Skyline High School in Mesa. Gila County Emergency Management has activated a call center for information on sheltering if you evacuate due to the wildfire: 928-910-4009 8 a.m.-5 p.m. READY,SET,GO! INFORMATION: https://ein.az.gov/ready-set-go PINAL COUNTY EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM - Sign up for emergency notifications here: https://member.everbridge.net/892807736724089/login GILA COUNTY EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM -  Sign up for emergency notifications here: https://member.everbridge.net/892807736724090/login

CLOSURE AREAS: Tonto National Forest Closure has revised its Closure Order and Map:  https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/tonto/alerts-notices

Bureau of Land Management Emergency Fire Closure Order and Map:  https://www.facebook.com/BLMArizona/

ROAD CLOSURES: Arizona Department of Transportation Interactive Map: https://az511.gov/

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