Efforts to reduce hazardous vegetation underway

Scottsdale Fire is focusing on removing hazardous vegetation around critical infrastructure and along the right-of-way to reduce risk of wildfires in North Scottsdale again this year. The efforts are supported by a grant that allows fire mitigation in high-risk areas. 

Here is the list of accomplishments this year:

  • Critical Infrastructure Treated: Fire Station (FS)-616, FS-614, FS-613, FS-611/Foothills PD, Water Site-105, Water Site 98, Water Site 143, Water Site 114, Water Site 99
  • Right-of-Way Treated: North Hayden (From Jomax to Remuda), Remuda Drive (From Hayden to entry into community of Rawhide Estates), Eastside of Pima Road (From Legends Trail Parkway to Stagecoach Pass Road), Stagecoach Pass Road (From Pima to WAPA powerline service road east of the dead-end), Northside of Happy Valley Road (From 74th Place to Scottsdale Road), Eastside of Scottsdale Road (From Happy Valley to Jomax).
Current and upcoming projects include:
  • Granite Mountain Trailhead
  • Legends Trail Parkway
  • Southside of Jomax (From Scottsdale Road to Hayden)
  • North Cave Creek Road
  • Lost Dog Wash Area
  • Fraesfield Trailhead 

Please take care when crews are in the area.  Check out the map of this year's area of concentration (pdf).

Residents can do their part by reducing vegetation around their home. Learn how by visiting wildland fire prevention.
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