New evacuations ordered for Pinnacle Fire

New evacuations have been ordered for the Pinnacle Fire, which is burning west of Safford in the Coronado National Forest. The community of Klondyke, south of Whiting Ranch Road needs to evacuate immediately. The fire has burned 17,453 acres and is 15% contained.

Pinnacle Fire burns 15K acres near Safford

The Pinnacle Fire has burned 15,801 acres west of Safford. The fire started last week in the Coronado National Forest and is 0% contained. A "GO" alert for evacuations has been issued for the Black Rock Ranch area.

Excessive Heat Warning issued for 9 Arizona counties

According to the National Weather Service, the heat warning goes into effect at 10 a.m. on August 24 and is set to expire at 8 p.m. on August 28. The warning covers most of the Valley, including Ahwatukee, Avondale, Buckeye, Cave Creek, Chandler, Deer Valley, Gilbert, Glendale, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Queen Creek.