The evacuation of the town of Yarnell during the Yarnell Hill Fire was chaotic and fraught with problems. That‚Äôs according to a report in the Arizona Republic, which reveals that a dozen residents complained about the evacuation and experts agree that there were problems. Anne Ryman, a reporter who worked on the story, will talk about the issues with the evacuation of Yarnell.
Flash Flooding force the evacuation of the Supai Village on the Havasupai reservation near the Grand Canyon over the weekend. Judy Kioski, Public Information Officer of the Arizona Division of Emergency Management, updates us on the situation.
Did you know there is a salt mine operation in Glendale? Or that there are 26 wineries in Arizona? In this special, HORIZON looks at some surprising industries in our state, including feature film production and the manufacturing of a life saving product that is used worldwide.
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Salt facility, original air date June 25, 2007
Filmmaking, original air date June 26, 2007
Wineries, original air date June 27, 2007
Evacuation Slides, original air date June 28, 2007
Itís a product that you never hope to use, yet itís a good thing itís there. Evacuation slides for jets are made in just two places in the world, one of them being right here in Arizona. Learn more about the evacuation slides made by Goodrich in Phoenix.