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CHINO VALLEY, Ariz. - Prescott National Forest resources are on the scene of the Wildcat Fire east of Chino Valley, which started early Thursday afternoon, June 17, and has grown to about 20 acres, according to Debbie Maneely of the Prescott National Forest.
The fire that started on the afternoon of May 27 in the community of Bagdad and quickly prompted authorities to issue 570 evacuation notices to residents.
A major public land management agency is joining others in imposing fire restrictions that will cover wide swaths of drought-stricken Arizona.
Thumb Flat fire is located approximately 18 miles southeast of the city of Williams near Colcord Canyon.
On March 8, Gila County Sheriff's Office conducted evacuations with a wildfire threatening some structures near Tonto Basin.
Arizona State Forestry and Fire Management officials said the fire reported Saturday afternoon was believed to be human caused.
BAGDAD, Ariz. (AP) — A wildfire in the small town of Bagdad forced the evacuations of 150 homes Thursday and authorities said crews were trying to contain the 55-acre fire by sunset.
PHOENIX (AP) — A brush fire that quickly spread to span about 2.3 square miles in the desert hills north of Phoenix early Monday was threatening the town of Cave Creek.