The Community if Forestdale is under evacuation order …


A pre-evacuation notice has been ordered for the following areas: Show Low, Pinetop-Lakeside, Fort Apache, Hon Dah and McNary and surrounding areas. Please be ready to evacuate on short notice.

The fire is now at 3,000 acres, according to BIA officials. It has been classified as a Type 1 fire, indicating the highest risk.