Phoenix, Arizona - overnor Doug Ducey on Bug Creek Fire: Stay Alert, Follow Directives:
"All Arizonans living in or traveling through Yavapai County should remain alert and follow any and all directives issued by local and state authorities. I encourage all Arizonans near the affected area to avoid Interstate 17 if possible, given intermittent closures. My office is in close communication with the State Forester, Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, Department of Public Safety and Department of Transportation. Appropriate state agencies are already working in partnership with local and federal fire professionals, and the state is prepared to provide all resources, assets and assistance necessary to protect area residents and natural resources."