Cottonwood AZ (August 14, 2019) – On August 8, 2019, at approximately 6:30 PM, YCSO Deputies, along with Cottonwood Fire personnel, were dispatched to reported single RV fire in the area of the Sheeps Crossing Day Use campground, located south east of the Cottonwood Verde Villages. Upon arrival, deputies learned the RV fire was mostly subdued by good Samaritans from the Thousand Trails RV Park who used fire extinguishers and garden water hoses.
The owner of the burned vehicle believed the fire started in the engine bay and then quickly engulfed the inside of the RV. It appears the RV was completely destroyed. Exact caused not yet determined.
The driver was able to safely exit the vehicle without serious injuries. There was no damage to the surrounding public land during the incident.