Cellar Wildfire


Fire crews in the Prescott National Forest cleared brush along a forest road in front of a wildfire and also worked along its edges while trying to keep it away from homes.


The Yavapai County Sheriff’s office has issued a mandatory evacuation notice for the community of Pine Flat in the southern portion of the Prescott National Forest as the Cellar Fire grows.


The team overseeing firefighting efforts on the Cellar Fire will hold a community meeting tonight in Prescott Valley.

Type One Crew to Take Over on Cellar Fire Thursday

Jul 17, 2019

A national crew will take over management of a wildfire burning 16 miles south of Prescott.


The Cellar Fire near Prescott has spread to eight-thousand acres. Officials say it’s a lightning-caused blaze that was reported on Sunday.