Revised Media Advisory: Yavapai County News Conference July 8, 1pm
Incident: Yarnell Hill Fire Wildfire
Media Advisory: Yavapai County News Conference July 8, 1pm
Yavapai County will be hosting a news conference today, July 8 at 1pm, outside the Yarnell community center. A representative from the Southwest Incident Management Team will also be there. Media should meet public information officers at the intersection of Hwy 89 and W. Hayes Ranch Road (at the media staging area across from the helibase) at 12:30 pm to coordinate an escorted carpool. Media may also meet a PIO at the south road block on Hwy 89 at 12:30 to be escorted in from the south. No satellite or microwave trucks will be allowed.
Media will be escorted to a stationary news conference outside the Yarnell community center. The press conference will be at 1pm and last approximately 30 minutes, followed by 15 minutes for questions and answers. Media will not be allowed in the community center or have access elsewhere in town. If residents are interested in speaking with the media, PIOs will help coordinate interviews to occur outside the community center.