Members of the Yavapai Sheriffs Department as well as the Mayer Area Meals on Wheels honored our local firefighters with an award ceremony as well as lunch. Kudos to Assistant Chief Michael McGhee and Firefighter/EMT Steve Quintero for a job well done!
Please visit the link below for information regarding the 2016 Tax Override. Please do not hesitate to contact our Fire Administration with any questions at 928-632-9534.
Please visit the “Employment” page for information.
Closing date/time for submission of the required application documents is September 30, 2016.
Effective 8:00 AM, Monday, August 1, 2016, Yavapai County will lift fire restrictions for all of Yavapai County. Yavapai County has received significant moisture, and fire conditions have moderated significantly across the various Fire Ban Zones. Forecast indicates continued and increasing moisture for Yavapai County. Fire Bans are jurisdictional and each fire district may set the limits of their fire ban or stage restrictions. Please check with your fire district prior to burning, and exercise caution while burning.
Yavapai County Department of Emergency Management link for current information : http://www.regionalinfo-alert.org/
The Bug Creek Fire started south of Cordes Junction off I-17 near mile marker 262 and was reported at 10:45 a.m. June 28, 2016. Numerous residents were evacuated as structures were in immediate threat of the over 1000 acres fast moving wildfire. As of July 1st 2016, the fire is 100% contained. Mayer Fire along with Central Arizona Fire Medical Authority, Prescott Fire Department, Black Canyon City Fire District, Camp Verde Fire District, Prescott National Forest, BLM, AZ State Fire, YCSO, DPS, ADOT, AZDEM, APS, and numerous local volunteers assisted in the suppression, evacuation, and logistical needs. A job well done by all as there were no reported injuries or structures lost.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Follow the link below for detailed information regarding the Bug Creek Fire.
Mayer Fire joins the Prescott National Forest, BLM, Sherriff’s Posse, and Central Arizona Fire & Medical Authority at Sunset Point last week to educate the public on “One Less Spark” campaign. Pictured with Smokey Bear are Fire Chief Eric Kriwer, Engineer Paramedic Brian Simington and Mandy Ayers from CAFMA.