Tussock Fire Burning Near Crown King Reaches 17-Percent Containment

Firefighters are making some headway on the Tussock Fire burning near Crown King in the Bradshaw Mountains. The wildfire has burned over 55-hundred acres and is now 17-percent contained. A “GO” order has been issued for Minnehaha, Fort Misery and Horse Thief Basin. A “SET” order has been issued for Crown King. The town has […]

The Horse Fire Is Near Containment Near Crown King

The Horse Fire is nearing full containment near Crown King. The fire has burned over 95-hundred acres and is now 74-percent contained. The fire has slowed with just little smoke coming from active areas. Residents of Crown King were allowed back into their homes on Friday as the fire decreased dramatically. The Type 1 team […]

Man Arrested In Crown King For Impersonating A Federal Agent And Making Threats

A man is arrested in Crown King after impersonating a federal agent and making threats against community members. Earlier this month, Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies received reports from residents of Crown King regarding concern over social media posts involving 30-year-old Aaron Wells. He claimed to be an agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms […]

Cellar Fire South Of Prescott Is Now 100-Percent Contained

The Cellar Fire, that once burned south of Prescott is now 100-percent contained. The fire started from a lightning strike back on July 14th and charred over 75-hundred acres on the Bradshaw Ranger District of the Prescott National Forest. Flooding in the burn area will remain a concern as thunderstorms could take place for the […]

Cellar Fire Evacuation Order Lifted For Pine Flat

Residents of Pine Flat are allowed to return to their homes after they were told to leave earlier this week due to the Cellar Fire burning south of Prescott. The lifted evacuation also means the American Red Cross Shelter at Prescott High School is closing down. The fire has burned over 74-hundred acres and is […]

Lightning-Caused Castle Creek Fire Burning East Of Crown King

Area residents could see smoke from a lightning-caused fire that is being used to clean up dead brush and ground clutter. Prescott National Forest officials say the Castle Creek Fire started Sunday about six miles east of Crown King in the Castle Creek Wilderness. The fire has burned 100 acres, but its location is away […]

Missing 18-Year-Old Found Safe By Yavapai County Rescue Crews

The search for an 18-year-old male, who went missing from the Crown King area Sunday, has been found safe. Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials say they found the quad ridden by Jhon Stiven Zuluaga Ossa at around 8:15 a.m. Monday. About 15 minutes later, a rescue helicopter located Ossa near Forest Road 362. The helicopter landed […]