Wildland Fire in Oak Creek Canyon Results in Mandatory Evacuations in the Junipine Area
Wildland Fire in Oak Creek
(OAK CREEK CANYON, Ariz.) - A wildland fire in Oak Creek Canyon has resulted in the partial closure of State Route 89A. The Junipine Lodge and the residential neighborhood in the immediate area of the lodge have been placed under a mandatory evacuation order. Residents located in Oak Creek Canyon north of Junipine to the bottom of the switchbacks have been given a pre-evacuation notification. Approximately 40 individuals have left their homes located in Junipine. The American Red Cross has established an evacuee reception center at Sinagua Middle School located at 3950 East Butler Avenue in Flagstaff. Evacuated pets can be taken to the Coconino County Humane Shelter located at 3501 East Butler Avenue.