The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, in coordination with the incident management team, plan to allow residents of evacuated areas to return to their homes tomorrow, Wednesday May 4, 2022.
**Please be aware, these plans are tentative, and may change based on fire behavior and other safety considerations. We ask that you continue to monitor Code Red notifications and the YCSO Facebook Page for updates or changes. **
Residents in the Lookout Mountain area, Forest Service Road 261 (aka Poland Rd.), Tall Pines Rd., Golden Eagle Rd., Short Pines Rd., and Senator Highway may return beginning at 9am on 05/04/2022. This will be for residents only until 3pm. Residents returning will need documentation of ownership to return and will need to check in at the roadblock located at Senator Highway and Wiggler Rd.
If property owners get to their residence and find damage to their homes, they can call RED CROSS at 1- 800-733-2767 for assistance.
Please remember that there is still fire-fighting equipment and personnel in the area so exercise extreme caution and slow down for everyone’s safety.
The current roadblock is on Senator Highway at Wiggler Road.
Lookout Mountain will move to SET.
All other areas will remain in READY.
Arizona Game and Fish is still working closely with Prescott National Forest to enforce the current forest closures. To view the Crooks Fire area closure order and map visit: Prescott National Forest – Alerts & Notices (usda.gov)
For more information about the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, please visit www.ycsoaz.gov.