Crown King

Prescott National Forest

The Crown King community remains in set status to prepare for a possible evacuation as a wildfire burns southeast of town.

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Prescott National Forest

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office has ordered some cabins to be evacuated after a lightning-caused wildfire grew Sunday to more than 15 ½ square miles (4,040 hectares).

Prescott National Forest officials said the wildfire is burning about 11 miles east of the community of Crown King with no containment.

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Fire Grows In Crown King Area; Evacuations Remain Effective


The Tussock Fire burning south of Crown King has increased to more than 4,400 acres and is zero percent contained, according to a spokesperson for the Prescott National Forest. Evacuations remain in place for the communities of Minnehaha, Horse Thief Basin and Fort Misery.



A federal type 1 incident management team has assumed command of fighting a wildfire near Crown King that’s forced the evacuations of three small communities.