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10:50 PM Fri, Sept. 21st

Updated Goodwin Fire list - evacuations lifted

Goodwin Fire taken from a cabin in Mayer, Arizona. (Submitted by James Chance)

Submitted by James Chance

Goodwin Fire taken from a cabin in Mayer, Arizona. (Submitted by James Chance)

At A Glance

Acres: 28,508 acres

Percent Contained: 91%

Cause: Under Investigation

Resources Assigned: Approximately 644 personnel

UPDATE, Monday 10:45 a.m.:

As the Goodwin Fire continues to burn, the following evacuations, pre-evacuations and closures exist, according to the Southwest Area Type 1 Incident Management Team 2 and the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office.

This is an update regarding evacuations that are being lifted Monday, July 3; please note the special details and times. A Code Red alert is in the process of being issued, the YCSO stated in a news release.

As of 10 a.m. July 3, evacuations are lifted for the following communities:

  • Walker
  • Potato Patch
  • Mount Union
  • Mountain Pine Acres
  • Pine Flat (Forest Road 177) – FOR RESIDENTS ONLY
  • Poland Junction West side and south to Mayer, west side

As of noon July 3, the evacuation is lifted for the following area -

  • Breezy Pines (Forest Road 58) – FOR RESIDENTS ONLY

For Breezy Pines and others whose wells may be impacted, please consider avoiding use of water for cooking or consumption until the water is tested. Contact Yavapai County Health at 928-583-1000 if you have questions.

Although evacuations have been lifted and roads reopened, property owners are urged to remain vigilant and monitor fire news. There is still active fire behavior, particularly in the northern portion of the fire, and conditions can change easily if impacted by high wind events.

Again, all the cooperators involved in the Goodwin Fire truly appreciate the cooperation and support of all the residents affected by these closures. YCSO will be maintaining patrols in these area throughout the day, the news release states.

For additional information regarding evacuations and pre-evacuations, call the Yavapai County Emergency Operation Center at 928-442-5103.

Closures

  • A partial closure on the Prescott National Forest is in effect to provide for the safety of firefighters and the public.

Please visit the Prescott National Forest website (www.fs.fed.us/r3/prescott) or Inciweb (https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5278/) for a map of the closed area.

CodeRed

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office utilizes CodeRED as its Emergency Notification System (ENS). With this service, YCSO can send messages to residents and businesses within minutes with specific information when an emergency or time-sensitive issue arises.

Although ENS does contain published landline phone number information by default, the Sheriff’s Office may only get landline phone data updates twice a year. This is why it is vital that you register all your phone numbers directly to assure contact in an emergency.

Please go to the Sheriff’s Office website: www.ycsoaz.gov and click on the Emergency Notification System tab or the Code Red link on the home page.

Here is the direct link to Code Red Sign up

(Editor's Note: Likely due to the high volume of people signing up for CodeRed, it appears the CodeRed website is running slow when you click "submit" to send your information. If you see a spinning wheel indicating the system is trying to send your request, be patient and wait. It should eventually take you to the next confirmation screen.)