Cottonwood AZ (May 24, 2021) – On May 23th, 2021 at 18:33 pm, Verde Valley Fire District (VVFD) responded to the report of a structure on fire in the 2000 block of Hwy 260. Crews from Verde Valley Fire District and Cottonwood Fire and Medical Department arrived on scene to find a commercial building on fire.
Crews made a fast attack on the fire from the exterior of the building. Crews then made entry to the inside, preventing any further spread of the fire to the rest of the structure. While the fire was brought under control, crews confirmed that the structure was clear of any occupants. There were no injuries reported.
Currently the cause of the fire is under investigation.
Verde Valley Fire District would like to thank the following agencies for their quick response and hard work to prevent the fire from spreading any further: Cottonwood Communications Center, Cottonwood Fire and Medical Department, Verde Valley Ambulance Company, Cottonwood Police Department.