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Goodwin Fire evacuations: Wildfire burning near Prescott, Arizona

Posted: 8:57 AM, Jun 28, 2017
Updated: 2017-07-04 03:16:16Z
FAST FACTS: Goodwin Fire burning near Prescott
FAST FACTS: Goodwin Fire burning near Prescott
FAST FACTS: Goodwin Fire burning near Prescott
FAST FACTS: Goodwin Fire burning near Prescott

Fire officials say the Goodwin Fire sparked 14 miles south of Prescott on Saturday afternoon. 

VIEWER PHOTOS: Goodwin Fire grows near Prescott

LOCATION: Bradshaw Ranger District, Prescott National Forest

SIZE: 28,508 acres as of Monday evening. 
MAP: Track area affected by Goodwin Fire

CONTAINMENT: 91 percent as of Monday evening, Officials expect to have the fire contained by July 13

PERSONNEL ON SCENE: 644 as of Monday evening

EVACUATIONS:

All evacuations have been lifted. 

PRE-EVACUATIONS: All notices have been lifted. 

CAMPS CLOSED: The following youth camps have been closed as a caution because of the fire:

  • Friendly Pines in Prescott
  • Prescott Pines 
  • Bradshaw Pines
  • Whispering Pines
  • Patterdell Pines
  • Camp Marapai
  • Camp Wamotochick
  • Pine Summit Bible Camp
  • Sky Camp

PHONE LINES: The Yavapai County Emergency Operations Center and phone bank are open 24 hours. Those seeking information or updates can call 928-442-5103. APS also has a 24-hour customer care center phone line that can be reached by calling 602-371-7171.  

CLOSURES:

  • SR 169 is still open from SR 69 to I-17
  • SR 69 has reopened between Cordes Junction at I-17 and SR 169.
  • Prescott National Forest closed

CAUSE: Under investigation 

INJURIES: 1 minor firefighter injury, according to Wednesday morning meeting 

STRUCTURE DAMAGE: Confirmed, but no word on extent

DRONES: NONE ALLOWED -- "If you fly, we can't fly." On Wednesday, a drone spotted caused full stop to aerial firefighting operations for about an hour. 

PUBLIC MEETINGS: For anyone seeking more information, a public meeting will be held Friday at the Ebony Christian Church in Dewey at 8 a.m. 

Read more about the Goodwin Fire here  and check out viewer photos from the area