TUCSON, Ariz. — The Bighorn Fire caused the residents of an Oracle area to evacuate Thursday.
Pinal County Sheriff's Office issued a "GO" alert for the area of Peppersauce Canyon to Highjinks Road and the Campo Bonito area of Oracle. Between 130 and 150 homes are believed to be in the area.
A "Go! - Evacuate" alert has been issued for residents in the area of Peppersauce Canyon to Highjinks Rd./ Campo Bonito area of Oracle.— Pinal County Sheriff’s Office (@PinalCSO) June 18, 2020
Residents should evacuate immediately to a shelter or with family or friends outside of the affected area. pic.twitter.com/xjWJcw5PWB
For more information on the evacuation protocol, click here.
to the Pinal County Fairgrounds for sheltering. Questions for residents in the area can be directed to the Pinal County Citizen Contact Center at 520-509-3555. If you choose to ignore this advisement, you must understand emergency services may not be able to assist you further.— Pinal County OEM (@PinalCountyOEM) June 18, 2020
The Red Cross has set up an evacuation center at Canyon del Oro High School, 25 W. Calle Concordia.