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Breaking News- Crooks Fire – Evacuation

Prescott National Forest Stay tuned for more info. Evacuations in progress

Prescott Times Breaking news

Update 4:08 PM AZ TIme-

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MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDERED -CODE RED IS ACTIVE”GO” EVACUATION: A MANDATORY EVACUATION HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR RESIDENTS LOCATED NEAR MOUNT UNION AND CAMP KIPPA. THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT DANGER TO YOU. GATHER NECESSARY ITEMS AND GO. A SHELTER HAS BEEN SET UP AT FINDLAY TOYOTA CENTER IN PRESCOTT VALLEY. FOR ASSISTANCE WITH EVACUATION PLEASE CALL YCSO AT 928-771-3260 OR 911.”READY” STATUS: Poland Junction and Breezy Pines (more detail to come)Please refer to Code Red for specific information on evacuation status, shelter locations, and updates. We will also continue to update you on our Facebook page.**If you are not in the area affected by the fire, please refer to our Facebook page for information. We ask for your help in keeping our 911 lines open for emergencies and ask that you not use the non-emergency line for information.

WILDFIRE UPDATE:* CODE RED SYSTEM DOWN* READY AND SET EVACUATION ORDERS IN PLACE* ROAD CLOSURESPlease be aware that Code Red is down nationally but there is a SET evacuation for the following areas:- Hopper’s Retreat- Evan’s Cabin- Potato Patch- Lower Wolf Creek- Groom Creek and Groom Creek camps already evacuated:- Camp Kiva- Mt. CLOSURES:*Goodwin Rd – Crown King to Senator Hwy.*Walker Rd is blocked at Senator Hwy*Lower Wolf Creek Rd blocked at Senator Hwy.*Big Bug Mesa blocked at Goodwin Rd.

YCSO is in route to assist on a wildland fire that is visible on Senator Hwy near Palace Station.  The U.S. Forest Service has stated the fire is burning approximately 4 acres but is considered only a moderate risk at the moment.  Law enforcement is on scene and maybe shutting down part of the roadway to traffic to allow for fire equipment to be transported to the scene.   Please stay away from the area until further details are shared by the Forest Service

From computer-aided dispatch (IRWIN), WILDFIRE named – #CrooksFire – discovered 4/18/2022 10:02 AM. If this fire is near you, follow local agencies for potential evacuation information. 
More Information 

Type: WFAcres Burned: 3.7
Percent Contained: Not AvailableCause: UndeterminedLast Update: 4/18/2022 12:40 PM


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