State Forester Announces Settlement Agreement for the Yarnell Hill Fire
Arizona State Forestry announced that it has reached agreement in a settlement of multiple claims and legal proceedings arising out of the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire that was fatal to 19 members of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew.
Notice of the Public Meeting of the Yarnell Hill Memorial Site Board
Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the general public that a quorum of the Yarnell Hill Memorial Board may attend and participate in Public Auction Sale No. 53-117361 on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at 11:00 AM, on the steps at the Cortez Street entrance of the Yavapai County Courthouse, 120 South Cortez Street, Prescott, Arizona, 86303.
Yarnell Hill Memorial Site Officially Named “Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park”
PHOENIX – In a historic meeting, the Arizona State Parks Board yesterday named the future site of the Yarnell Hill Memorial. By unanimous vote, the Board adopted “Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park” as the official site name.
2015 Directory Update Announcement
In an effort to keep pace with Arizona’s expanding forest based enterprises, the Arizona State Forestry Division has updated the agency’s directory of forest industries and hazardous fuel reduction contractors.
Simple precautions by motorists can prevent wildfires
ADOT provides tips for drivers to reduce wildfire danger.
A coalition of Arizona-based agencies has an important message for everyone heading outdoors this summer: Be a responsible recreationist. It only takes one spark on dry grass, leaves, branches or needles to start a wildfire.