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The Bagdad Fire, Now Being Called the Park Fire, Update

Crews from Bagdad Fire, the State Land Department, the Bureau of Land Management, and the US Forest Service continue to battle the wildfire, now called the Park Fire, which has threatened the Bagdad Community.  Slurry bombers, ground teams, water tenders, bulldozers and even heavy-duty mining equipment have been employed to safeguard the community.  Yavapai County Sheriff’s Deputies and volunteers have handled the evacuations which have taken place so far as well as handling road closures. Due to the diligent work being done on the fire, the danger to structures has been greatly diminished and the evacuation order has been lifted.  Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is working with fire officials to find the cause of the blaze.  

For more information contact the State Land PIO Tiffany Davila at 692-540-1036.

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See below for the original media release.  

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Fire in Bagdad Evacuations Underway

On May 21, 2020 at 2:46 PM Yavapai County Sheriff’s Dispatch Center was advised there was a wildfire burning in the Bagdad area.  Deputies responded and located the fire burning in the area of Lindahl, Navaho and east Park Drives.  

A Code Red “Go” message has been sent out and deputies are assisting in the evacuation of that area as fire crews are on the ground working the fire.  All residents in this area are advised to evacuate as it is not safe to be there.  There is a shelter at Bagdad High School if needed. Call 928-771-3260 or 911 for assistance.

Citizens can contact the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office with information or questions at 928-771-3260 or the YCSO website: www.ycsoaz.gov

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