Origin Location: 16 Miles South of Prescott, AZ; Jurisdiction Prescott National Forest.
The Cellar Fire began on July 14, 2019 from a lightning strike. Incident Commander: Southwest Area Incident Management Team, Incident Commander is Alan Sinclair
Cellar Fire-July 31, 2019 Morning Update:
Significant Events: Minimal fire behavior over the majority of the fire, with small hot areas interior to line to Blind Indian Creek drainage.
Acres: 7,512 acres; Percent Containment: 100%
Fuels: Upper elevation: Ponderosa pine. Lower elevation: Brush, Grass, and Chaparral.
For information on the Code Red alerts issued, you can visit the Sheriff's Office Facebook page for updates or call (928) 771-3321. Please remember to access vetted resources. A list of some good resources are located below.
For more information and updates please view the following websites:
Daily video updates are being posted on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/PrescottNF/
Prescott NF Forest Website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/prescott/
Arizona Fire Restrictions: https://www.firerestrictions.us/az/
Important Phone Numbers:
Phone Bank: 928-442-5103
Sheriff's Office: 928-771-3260
Forest Service: 928-925-1111