A Message From The Pima County Office Of Emergency Management

A wildfire back burn will be conducted this morning in your area to protect homes and property. If you are in this area, EVACUATE NOW.

As part of the Ready, Set, GO! process, the area on the attached map in the Northern part of the area of the Catalina Foothills between Alvernon Way and 1st Avenue, North of Ina Road is now in the the “GO!” state and is being evacuated.

Move south away from the Catalina Mountains. Do not delay leaving the area. The Pima County Sheriff’s Department will be going door to door to make contact with those affected residents who may not have received the message.

A cooling shelter is available at CDO High School, 25 W Calle Concordia, in Oro Valley.

Additional messaging will be sent as the situation changes.
Questions from residents in the area should be directed to 351-FIRE (3473)
Bighorn Fire information can be found here: http://www.pima.gov/Bighorn
Pima County Emergency Alert information can be found here: https://emergencyalerts.pima.gov/
Find out more about the Ready, Set, Go program here: https://ein.az.gov/ready-set-go