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YAVAPAI COUNTY, ARIZONA

INCIDENT SUMMARY

A fire thought to be tapped at the C & S Auto salvage yard was said to have reignited 2300 hours MST on Saturday, May 27, 2017.  The Salvage yard located at the intersection of Smith Way and Tara Springs Road in Black Canyon City, Arizona.

INCIDENT COOPERATORS

Together collectively, the Black County FD, Daisy FD, Scottsdale FD, Paradise Valley FD, Phoenix FD and the Glendale FD worked throughout the night trying to suppress and contain the fire.  Close to 8’oclock this morning, fire was holding at 15 acres but not before evacuations were conducted.

EVACUATIONS

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office along with members of the Yavapai County Jeep Posse, as a precaution evacuated residents within the Black Canyon City communities.

A Red Cross shelter was opened at the Canon School located at 34360 S School Loop Road in Black Canyon City, Arizona.

CONDITIONS

Firefighters are still working to contain the fire.

Reports of smoke is said to be drifting from Black Canyon City into nearby communities, Groom Creek and Spruce Mountain.

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