Clarkdale AZ (May 7, 2020) – On Tuesday May 5th, at approximately 4:00, the Verde Valley Fire District responded to a Wildland assignment in Clarkdale behind the CTI facility.
VVFD was dispatched to multiple reports of a brush fire with smoke visible in the Gulch area. On arrival crews found a brush fire by the railroad tracks moving slowly towards the West. Crews had to hike in to the fire approximately 500 yards due to no roads in the area. The fire was contained to approximately a ¼ acre with no structures threatened. The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time. Cottonwood Fire assisted with the incident.