Evacuation Order for Paradise and East Whitetail Canyon, June 2, 2011, 6:30
Incident: Horseshoe 2 Burned Area Emergency Rehabilitation
Evacuation Order for
Paradise and East Whitetail Canyon
For immediate release: June 2, 2011 at 6:30 p.m.
The Cochise County Sheriff's office has issued a mandatory evacuation order for the communities of Paradise and East Whitetail Canyon as of 6:00 pm, June 2, 2011. The evacuation is being issued as a safety precaution. Due to Red Flag wind conditions, The Horseshoe 2 Fire has extended across Rock Creek Canyon and has moved northeast. The fire has spotted across Pinery Canyon Road (Rte. 42) and firefighters are actively working to suppress that fire.
The Chiricahua National Monument is temporarily closed to visitors.
For more information visit http://www.inciweb.org/ or call
Horseshoe 2 Fire Information at 575-557-8596