May 12, 2021 Tussock Fire Update

Acres: 5517 Percent Containment: 15% Date/Time Detected: May 8, 2021. 2:15 PM Structures burned: 0 Number of Resources: 398 Cause: Human-under investigation Origin/Location: 7 miles southwest of Crown King. Nearly 200 extra firefighters and heavy equipment operators arrived Tuesday at the Tussock fire, prompting incident officials to ask summer visitors and residents to drive very slowly.  Areas within the Prescott National

Prescott National Forest

Portions of the Verde River Closed to Allow for Feral Cattle Removal

Starting May 10-24, 2021 public access to portions of the Verde River will be closed to allow for Feral Cattle Removal.  River access from Beasley Flat to the confluence with Fossil Creek will be closed; the public will not be able to launch, take out, float through or camp along this section of the river. 

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