Towers Fire: Crown King

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No more updates will be posted on this fire since it is 100% contained. 


From the Department of Forestry and Fire Management (11:00 AM): The Towers Fire is 100% contained with no change in acreage. The Diablo hand crew remains assigned to the incident to monitor it through the rest of the day. 


From the Department of Forestry and Fire Management: Crews were able to get line around the fire and lines held overnight. There is still a lot of interior heat remaining with heavy, downed fuels along with a few burning snags. Resources are engaged with mop up today. The fire is 50% contained with no change in acreage.


The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office has lifted the SET notice:  

This is a READY Message from the Yavapai County Sheriff. The wildfire in the area of Towers Mountain is contained. Residents are now back in the ready status.

If you have questions, contact 928-771-3260. In case of an emergency, dial 911. Link to affected zones : https://go.genasys.com/9m49a 


Per the Department of Forestry and Fire Management (as of 8:25 PM): The fire was mapped at 4.5 acres and forward progress was stopped around 5:45 PM. Additional hand crews have ben ordered for the morning to help support engine crews. DFFM has asked the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office to lift the SET notification for residents of Crown King. 


Per the Prescott National Forest (as of 6:25 PM): Resources have stopped the forward rate of spread. Crews will continue securing the line this evening and again tomorrow.


Per the Department of Forestry and Fire Management: Resources working the Towers Fire have stopped forward progress. Fire is boxed in with retardant. Fire is estimated at 5-10 acres with low rate of spread. Heavy air tankers, along with helicopters were assisting ground resources. Crews are making good progress on the fire and three hand crews are on order. 


Per Prescott National Forest: Fire crews and multiple air resources have responded to the Towers Fire on private, State and National Forest lands on the North side of Towers Mountain that was reported at 2:30 PM. Moderate spread potential was reported with values at risk including communication towers and private residences


As of approximately 4:59 PM: This is a SET Message from the Yavapai County Sheriff. There is a wildfire in the area of Towers Mountain, north of Crown King. Residents should prepare to evacuate if necessary and remain vigilant of their surroundings. If you have questions, contact 928-771-3260. In case of an emergency, dial 911.

Link to Genasys Map for affected zones: https://go.genasys.com/9m49ac

Location

6MJ5+H2V, Crown King, AZ 86343  View Map

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