Crown King

Prescott National Forest

Road Maintenance and Repair Work on Horsethief Basin Road

Weather conditions caused extensive damage and washed out sections of the Senator Hwy (FSR-52), Poland Junction Road (FSR 261), Mount Union Lookout (FSR 261A), and FSR 22 making them unsafe and impassable in some locations.   Crews will begin performing maintenance and repair work starting on FSR 52 in the Horsethief Basin Road Area South of


Arizona Wildfires Update: July 11, 2021

Tiger Fire Size: 16,113 acres                                    Containment:  43%                              Cause: Lightning                      Location: 11 miles east of Crown King                 Start Date: June 30, 2021, 3:45 p.m.   Incident Commander: Dave Gesser             Incident Personnel: 361 Morning Dust From Salt River Valley Night Storm Obscures Tiger Fire With the community of Crown King in a “Set” status, the town remains closed to the public. Only residents are allowed


Arizona Wildfires Update, July 9, 2021

Photo: Middle Fire, July 9, 2021 Tiger Fire Current as of 7/9/2021, 12:13:19 PM Cause: Lightning Date of Origin: Wednesday June 30th, 2021 approx. 02:00 PM Location: 11 miles East of Crown King Incident Commander: Dave Gesser Total Personnel: 367 Size: 15,648 Acres Percent of Perimeter Contained: 29% Estimated Containment Date: Tuesday July 20th, 2021


Arizona Wildfires Update – July 8, 2021

Map of Tiger Fire Middle Fire Current as of 7/8/2021, 2:37:25 PM Incident Type: Wildfire Cause: Lightning Date of Origin: Tuesday June 29th, 2021 approx. 03:00 PM Location: 28 miles from Cave Creek Incident Commander: Nick Castro Total Personnel: 39 Size: 2,150 Acres Percent of Perimeter Contained:  5% A Southwest Type 2 Incident Management Team


Tussock Fire Update

Percent Containment: 66% (as of 6 pm 5/13, on the Tussock Fire Facebook page) Date/Time Detected: May 8, 2021. 2:15 PM Structures burned: 0 Number of Resources: 477 Cause: Human-under investigation Origin/Location: 7 miles s/w of Crown King. The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office announced today (5/13) that all evacuations have been lifted for Fort Misery, Minniehaha, and Horse Thief Basin. The


Type 1 Incident Management Team Assumes Command of the Tussock Fire

Acres: 3,500 Percent Containment: 0% Date/Time Detected: May 8, 2021. 2:15 PM Structures burned: 0 Number of Resources: 226 Cause: Unknown, under investigation Origin/Location: 7 miles southwest of Crown King. Southwest Type 1 Team 2, led by Incident Commander Dave Bales, assumed management of the fire this morning. The team will assess the current situation and add to the great work

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