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Crooks Fire

Unit Information

Prescott National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
344 S Cortez St
Prescott, AZ 86303

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Incident Contact

Crooks Fire Information
Phone: 928-925-1111
Hours: M-F 8am to 4pm

Highlighted Activity

05/25/2022 5.25.2022 Final Crooks Fire Update - Closure Lifted
Crooks Fire Closure Lifted, Recreation Sites Open       PRESCOTT, AZ - May 25, 2022 – Firefighters have completed the majority of the initial phase of suppression repair work associated with...
News - 05/25/2022
Crooks Fire Map for May 7, 2022Image options: [ Full Size ]

The Crooks Fire began on April 18, 2022 about 10 miles south of the Prescott-Bradshaw Ranger District near Mt. Union.  On Saturday, June 25, 2022 the fire was called 100% contained. 


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday April 18th, 2022 approx. 10:00 AM
Location11 miles south of Prescott Arizona
Incident CommanderJosh Nuttall ICT4
Incident DescriptionVegetation
Coordinates34.403 latitude, -112.426 longitude

Current Situation

Size9,402 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateFriday June 24th, 2022 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter and Understory), Chaparral (6 feet), Brush (2 feet)

Significant Events

Minimal Fire Behavior


Planned Actions

Patrol and monitor fire area for effects from ongoing precipitation such as road damage.

Projected Incident Activity

See Fire Weather Forecast. Expect good overnight recovery with little to no fire activity and interior smoldering.


Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Thunderstorm conditions at the fire site through the forecast period.