Tonto National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2324 E. McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Fire Information Public Phone Line: 480-608-2054
Fire Information Media Phone Line: 949-591-4136
Telegraph Fire Daily Update – June 27, 2021
Acres: 180,755 Number of Personnel: 305
Percent Containment: 91% Cause: Human, under investigation
Date/Time Detected: Friday, June 4, 2021, 1:30 p.m. Origin/Location: South of Superior, Arizona
Structures burned: 52
Temporary flight restriction reduced over the area, opening the Globe and Cutter airports
Today crews will continue with suppression repair efforts, including backhauling firefighting equipment and rehabilitating fire control lines along the U.S. Route 60 corridor and near El Capitan. Crews will also work to remove standing dead trees that pose a hazard on Pinal Mountain. Smoke was still visible as isolated hot spots continued to smolder in Icehouse Canyon. These hot spots are expected to continue to creep and smolder until the area experiences a wetting rainfall event. The temporary flight restriction over the area was reduced in size, allowing for the Globe and Cutter airports to reopen. A temporary flight restriction remains in place over other parts of the burned area. For more information visit https://tfr.faa.gov/tfr2/list.html.
Monsoonal moisture is forecasted to move into the area beginning Monday, which may increase the threat of soil erosion, debris flows, and flash flooding from the burned area. Gila County Health and Emergency Management will have informational resources available to residents to help them prepare for possible flooding. Sign up for real-time emergency alerts at http://www.readygila.com/everbridge/ and follow Gila County Health and Emergency Management on Facebook or Twitter for more information. For Pinal County residents, see locations where sandbags are available and sign up for emergency alerts at https://www.pinalcountyaz.gov/EmergencyManagement/Pages/home.aspx.
Evacuation status as of 8 a.m. June 27: Evacuation status” READY” - Superior, Globe, Miami, Claypool, Central Heights, Pinto/Carlotta, Skill Center, Fairgrounds, Schulze Ranch, Ray Mine, Top-of-the-World, Bellevue, Oak Flat, Beverly Hills, Riverside, Kearny, Winkelman, Hayden, Battle Axe area, Dripping Springs, Wind Spirit, Hagen Ranch, Slash S Ranch, Government Springs, El Capitan East and West, Six Shooter and Icehouse Canyons.
Closures and Fire Restrictions: https://wildlandfire.az.gov/fire-restrictions
Tonto National Forest-Stage 3 Fire Restrictions, Telegraph Closure Order and Map: https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/tonto/alerts-notices
Arizona State Lands-closure information https://dffm.az.gov/fire-restrictions
Bureau of Land Management-Stage 2 Fire Restrictions, Telegraph Emergency Fire Closure Order and Map: https://www.facebook.com/BLMArizona/
The San Carlos Indian Reservation-Stage 3 fire restrictions https://www.facebook.com/SCATFORESTRY