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Camp Verde fire ‘should be 100-percent contained’ by late-Wednesday afternoon
'Copper Fire’ currently 25-percent contained, says US Forest Service

The 106-acre fire that forced the temporary closure of I-17 between SR 260 and SR 169 is 25-percent contained, the US Forest Service said Wednesday in a press release. What started Tuesday afternoon as two small brush fires just south of Camp Verde “should be 100-percent contained by late-Wednesday afternoon,” said Debbie Maneely, Public Affairs officer for the Prescott National Forest.
Photo by Vyto Starinskas.

The 106-acre fire that forced the temporary closure of I-17 between SR 260 and SR 169 is 25-percent contained, the US Forest Service said Wednesday in a press release. What started Tuesday afternoon as two small brush fires just south of Camp Verde “should be 100-percent contained by late-Wednesday afternoon,” said Debbie Maneely, Public Affairs officer for the Prescott National Forest.

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