Flood evacuation orders lifted for Mayer

Evacuation orders have been lifted for the town of Mayer, after it was issued earlier on Friday due to flooding from heavy rain.

Earlier on Friday, the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office said evacuations have been ordered for parts of Mayer and the vicinity after heavy rain in the area of Big Bug Creek caused flooding.

A mandatory evacuation was ordered for residents in low-lying areas near Big Bug Creek. A shelter was also set up at Mayer High School.