Emergency Bulletins

  • Posted: 8/22/2014 - 6:17 pm

    The City of Phoenix, Maricopa County and the State of Arizona are opening a Recovery Information Center to offer resources for residents in the greater Phoenix area and Maricopa County who were affected by the recent monsoon storms.

    The Recovery Information Center, located in the community room of Fire Station #57 at 1708 W. Dobbins Road, will be managed by the City of Phoenix Incident Management Team, in cooperation with Maricopa County and the State of Arizona.

    Initial hours of operation will be noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25.

    Arizona Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (AZVOAD) member...

  • Posted: 8/20/2014 - 8:02 am

    The American Red Cross Grand Canyon Chapter has closed the shelter in Black Canyon City. There was one resident in the shelter overnight who has made other arrangements.

    The other shelter is located in Anthem at Boulder Creek High School, and it will remain open at this time. While there were no overnight residents in this shelter, since it was opened much later yesterday, it will remain open in the event that residents in the area need assistance today.

    The Boulder Creek High School shelter is located at 40404 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway in Anthem.

    Including these two shelters, the Red Cross responded to 17 different incidents yesterday most of which ...

  • Posted: 8/19/2014 - 9:11 pm

    The American Red Cross Grand Canyon Chapter has opened a shelter at Boulder Creek High School in Anthem at the request of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s office.  This shelter is in addition to a shelter opened earlier today at Canon Elementary School in Black Canyon City at the request of Yavapai Emergency management officials.

    The Boulder Creek High School shelter is located at 40404 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway in Anthem.

    The Canon Elementary School shelter is located at 34630 School Loop Road in Black Canyon City.

    In addition to shelter operations, Red Cross disaster teams are assisting families that have been impacted by the storms in other areas of the Phoenix Valley as well...

  • Posted: 8/19/2014 - 4:57 pm

    The American Red Cross Grand Canyon Chapter is responding to flooding and storm damage throughout Maricopa, Coconino and Yavapai Counties

    Maricopa County

    The Red Cross has received multiple reports of homes damaged and/or evacuated in Maricopa County. Reports include multiple homes flooded in the New River area, a damaged apartment building in North Phoenix, and scattered reports from around the Phoenix Metro area. Red Cross teams will focus on making sure families have a safe place to stay and that immediate needs are covered for the evening.

    Yavapai County:

    A shelter is open at Canon Elementary School in Black Canyon City in Yavapai...

  • Posted: 8/19/2014 - 2:55 pm

    Heavy rain and flooding have closed portions of Loop 303 and State Route 74 in north Phoenix, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

    Loop 303 is closed from Lake Pleasant Road to Interstate 17. State Route 74 is closed in both directions from Lake Pleasant Road to Archery Drive, about three miles west of I-17.

    Interstate 17 has reopened after a closure earlier this morning.

    ADOT is urging drivers to delay travels in that area, due to the flooding and mudslides.

    It is unknown when these roads will reopen.

    The following are driving tips when encountering possible floods: 

    • First and foremost SLOW DOWN. The posted speed limit may not be a...

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