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  • Writer's pictureMark L. Johnson

Dove Mountain Fire Emergency Preparedness

There were four wildfires in the Tortolita Mountains this summer. The Tortolita, Westridge, Dove and Edwin Fires were contained quickly but did burn a total of 4,700 acres. The Dove Fire was the closest--about 4 miles from the roundabout.

I know this has many concerned so I reached out to Councilperson-Elect Jackie Craig about Dove Mountain fire preparedness. She was able to discuss this with Northwest Fire District (NWFD) and received the attached letter, which will hopefully provide some comfort. I am hoping a more formal fire emergency plan is developed in the near future with input from the community.


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