Arrest Made in Connection to the Recent String of Burglaries in Yavapai County

Photo courtesy of DepositPhotos On December 21, 2022, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office detectives with the help of Prescott Police Department detectives arrested William Chandler (31) of Prescott in connection with the recent string of burglaries that took place throughout Yavapai County. In the early morning of 12/21/22, YCSO deputies were alerted to another burglary in


Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in Effect, Starting May 5, 2022

The Prescott Fire Department and Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority will be enacting our Stage I Fire Restrictions on May 5, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. which will also be consistent with the Prescott National Forest and the unincorporated areas of Yavapai County not protected by fire districts or area fire departments. As the fire

Prescott National Forest

Prescribed Burn Planned on the Chino Valley Ranger District March 23 – 29, 2022

Fire managers on the Bradshaw & Chino Valley Ranger District will begin implementation of two prescribed burns beginning Wednesday, March 23 through Tuesday, March 29, 2022, pending favorable weather conditions.  Fire mangers will burn Cement Tank RX first, then Wineglass RX using hand and aerial ignitions. Cement Tank RX – Is a 2,326-acre broadcast burn located east


Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office on scene of fatal shooting

YCSO Deputies are on the scene of an officer involved shooting stemming from a domestic dispute that occurred in Paulden this morning. At approximately 10:15 am YCSO was called to the scene of a domestic dispute that resulted in one man in critical condition, one person severely injured and the suspect dead. Current reports are


Wildfire Update – Rock Butte Fires & Rafael Fire

The six fires being managed by the Arizona Central West Zone Type 3 Incident Management team are the following [from north to south – all acreages are approximate and current as of 6/20, 2000]: Rock Butte Fires:  Red Hat Fire – 75 acres   Limestone Fire – 43 acres  Spring Fire – 425 acres  Rock Butte