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Wednesday, as of 8:00am
Emergency Mgmt

Wednesday, as of 8:00am

Fire Rehab Information: 928-777-5682 (Prescott National Forest)
Post Fire Flood & Public Health/Safety: 928-771-3321 (Yavapai County Emergency Management Office)
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Fire Start Date: Tuesday June 18, 2013
Location: 7 miles northwest of Prescott in Granite Mountain Wilderness

Size: 6,767 acres
Percent Contained: 80%. Full containment expected end of shift on Wednesday, June 26
Cause: Human, under investigation
Number of Resources: 228 personnel including: 2 hand crews, 8 engines, 1 water tenders, and 3 helicopters. Note: Resources are being reassigned or released to get ready for future fires.
Injuries to Date: 1 (minor eye abrasion)
Estimated Cost to Date: $6,285,760

General Announcements: This is the last day the Doce Fire will be managed by the Southwest Area Incident Management Team. This evening the SWA Team will be transitioning with the Arizona Central West Zone Type 3 Team headed by Dave Ramirez, Incident Commander.

The Yavapai County Office of Emergency Management is hosting a community open house today, ¬≠¬≠Wednesday, June 26, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Fire Department/Sheriff’s Office station located in Williamson Valley at 4155 W. Outer Loop Road, Prescott, AZ.

The Prescott National Forest emergency fire closure and Stage II fire restrictions remain in place. Granite Basin Road remains closed to the public and can only be accessed by residents with valid identification and proof of residency.

Information Numbers: The phone numbers for information related to the Doce Fire have changed. Please call: Forest Fire Info 928-777-5682, Yavapai County Emergency 928-771-3321.

Fire Conditions: All residents should be extremely careful and aware of fire restrictions across the southwest. No fires allowed and smoking is only allowed inside buildings or vehicles.

Fire Closure Update:  Alto Pit and Dosie Pit areas remain closed. Recreation residences managed under permit by the Prescott National Forest remain closed. The closure area map can be viewed at the Prescott National Forest webpage at:

Today’s Activities: Firefighters continued rehabilitation and mop-up efforts. These include waterbar construction, chipping and scattering of brush, as well as clearing the fire line of snags, rotten logs and searching for underground burning roots near the fire line.
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