Walker Fire Update
Walker Area Fire Alert
11:45 — The American Red Cross will be setting up a shelter at Yavapai College, 1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott, AZ 86301, for residents who have evacuated from Walker. Citizens shelter is in the gym and animals are in building 4, room 121 & 123.
The fire area estimate remains at approx. 2 acres – flames have subsided somewhat but wind remains a factor. USFS is the lead on the fire out of the Prescott National Forest office —
Residents will be allowed back into the area under escort to retrieve pets/medications/etc. Please contact personnel at any roadblock for assistance.
11:15 AM — Evacuations for the target area remain underway. USFS has labeled this incident the “Boundary Fire.” Road blocks into Walker are in position. The Yavapai County Emergency Operations Center has been activated. Fire status will be updated as soon as possible.
May 13, 2014 – 1030AM – YCSO is currently evacuating portions of the Walker area due to a wildfire in the area. A Code Red Emergency Notification Alert has been sent to an area encompassing a 1 mile radius of Transcendent Lane in Walker. USFS has at least one water dropping helicopter on site. PLEASE STAY OUT OF THE AREA TO ALLOW RESIDENTS AND FIRE VEHICLES PRIORITY ACCESS TO ROADWAYS. Roadway closures into Walker will be in effect shortly.
Fire is estimated at 2 acres – Rescue 1 is on site providing fire managers an aerial view of the operation. No structures have been damaged at this time.