The Bug Creek Fire started south of Cordes Junction off I-17 near mile marker 262 and was reported at 10:45 a.m. June 28, 2016. Numerous residents were evacuated as structures were in immediate threat of the over 1000 acres fast moving wildfire. As of July 1st 2016, the fire is 100% contained. Mayer Fire along with Central Arizona Fire Medical Authority, Prescott Fire Department, Black Canyon City Fire District, Camp Verde Fire District, Prescott National Forest, BLM, AZ State Fire, YCSO, DPS, ADOT, AZDEM, APS, and numerous local volunteers assisted in the suppression, evacuation, and logistical needs. A job well done by all as there were no reported injuries or structures lost.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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