Be it resolved by the Council of the San Carlos Apache Tribe that:

  1. The Tribe declares a disaster and state of emergency as a result of the Mescal Fire
  2. The Tribe requests disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
  3. The Governor of Arizona is hereby informed of the disaster and state of emergency.
  4. The Tribe demands that the BLM investigate the cause of the fire and prosecute anyone responsible to the fullest extent of the law.

Read the full Tribal resolution in this PDF:

Here are PDF copies of letters sent to AZ Governor Ducey and US President Biden requesting emergency assistance: