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Jun 17, 2011 3:57 PM

More evacs ordered as Monument comes down Miller Canyon

SIERRA VISTA - Still more mandatory evacuations have been announced by the Cochise County Sheriff's Office:

-East side of Highway 92 on Ramsey Road east to Hargis Ranch Road / south on Hargis Ranch Road to Hereford Road / west on Hereford Road to Highway 92

Officials say the fire is now coming down Miller Canyon, closing in on Highway 92. The fire may potentially cross the road in this area.

The following areas are under pre-evacuation notice:

-East of Highway 92: Ramsey Road north to Camino Principal and east to Campobello
West of Highway 92: Ramsey Canyon Road north to Yaqui Street and west to Calle Matate
And the following areas are still closed and/or under a current evacuation alert:

-Ash Canyon, Hunter Canyon, Stump Canyon (both upper and lower), Turkey Track, will remain closed until further notice.

-Highway 92 closed at Ramsey Road on the north and Palominas Road on the south. All traffic coming from Bisbee to Sierra Vista DO NOT USE Highway 92. All traffic going to Bisbee from Sierra Vista DO NOT USE Highway 92.

-Ramsey Road is closed at Moson Road
-Ramsey Road is closed at Hargis Ranch Road

As of 8:00 a.m today the Cochise County Sheriff's Office is conducting MANDATORY evacuations at the following:

-West side of Highway 92 from Stump Canyon, north to Ramsey Canyon Road.
-East side of Highway 92 from Ramsey Road east to Moson Road / Moson Road south to Hereford Road/ Hereford Road west to Highway 92.

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