Prescott National Forest firefighters responded to a forest fire about 14 miles south of Prescott Saturday afternoon.
The Goodwin Fire has burned about 150 acres, and is moving north and east at a moderate rate of spread.
As a precaution, the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office is evacuating the community of Pine Flat. For more information on the evacuation, you are asked to call 928-771-3321.
The American Red Cross of Northern Arizona has opened a shelter at Mayer High School, located at 17300 E. Mule Deer Drive in Mayer.
The shelter is providing lodging, snacks, water and a respite from the smoke and heat.
The Prescott National Forest is currently under Stage I Fire Restrictions. This means you cannot:
• Build, maintain, attend or use a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal or wood stove except in developed recreation sites with metal fire rings or cooking grills
• Smoke, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, or in a developed recreation site in an area at least three feet in diameter that is cleared of all flammable materials
• Discharge a firearm, air rifle or gas gun, except while engaged in a lawful hunt
• Set off fireworks
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