To Crown King Citizens and Visitors:

Effective IMMEDIATELY, the Fire Station will be closed to the public in order to help protect our Emergency Service Personnel and Staff. The highly contagious Covid-19 virus has surrounding community Fire Chiefs and myself, restricting access and declaring Fire Stations as safe zones for our Emergency Response Personnel. We will continue to staff and respond to emergencies in our District and surrounding area. CKFD has taken the necessary universal precautions to protect those we serve and those that provide care. If you have any questions, contact our office at (928) 632-7163. In case of an emergency, call (928) 632-8811 or 911.

Thank you,

     Chief Dougherty

Emergency Notification System Information

The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office now utilizes an Emergency Notification System to alert you within minutes with specific information when an emergency or time sensitive issue arises.  By signing up you may enter alternate phone numbers and/or modes of contact.  You can learn more and sign up for this free service by going to


"To save lives and protect the property of all residents and visitors to the Crown King area, whenever and wherever the need arises."

P.O. BOX 397 
928-632-7163    Non Emergency
928-632-8811    Emergency  or  911

In-kind contribution

Did you know that you can help out the Crown King Fire Department simply by logging the hours that you spend cleaning up brush and pine needles on your property?  For every hour that you spend making your own home fire wise the CKFD can receive an in kind contribution from a grant towards its financial obligations for ordering state services to reduce fuels and keep our town safe during this and future fire seasons.  The only way the CKFD can receive this in kind contribution is if you complete a simple timesheet that documents your efforts.  This timesheet is available at Fire Station 1, or click the button below for a copy that can be e-mailed back to the Station.  Your help is greatly appreciated and goes a long way to making our town safe!

Please note raking pine needles is no longer accepted as in-Kind contribution. Must fill out one sheet per- person working on property.  

Thank you 


Address: P.O. Box 397  

                Crown King, AZ 86343

Or bring to Station 1


Please note that  Prescott National Forest to Close All Developed Recreation Sites in Response to COVID-19 . Thank you for your understanding.

Forest Service Takes Steps to Reduce Human Caused Wildfire during Global Pandemic

Albuquerque, NM, April 21, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service, Southwestern Region is enacting a campfire ban to protect the health and safety of employees and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Beginning April 22, igniting, building, maintaining, attending or using a fire will be prohibited on all six national forests in Arizona until June 30, 2020, or until rescinded.
Forest Service officials are taking the necessary steps to ensure first responders are available to safely respond and manage incidents. This campfire restriction will prevent the drawdown of fire and medical resources to unwanted human-caused wildfires and reduce firefighter exposure to COVID-19 during the current pandemic.
“While we know that going outside provides forest and grassland visitors needed space, exercise and satisfaction, we are taking the risks presented by COVID-19 seriously,” said Acting Regional Forester Elaine Kohrman. “We are providing some recreation opportunities where we can while protecting and keeping employees, the public and our communities safe from the virus and unwanted human-caused wildfires.”
The following is prohibited under the April 22 campfire ban order:
Igniting, building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, including charcoal grills and barbecues, coal and wood burning stoves.

Violating the campfire ban may result in an appearance in federal court, fines, and possible time in jail. Forest visitors will still be able to use pressurized liquid or gas devices (stoves, grills or lanterns) with shut-off valves, in an area at least three feet from any flammable materials. While these restrictions are in place, the majority of the six national forests in Arizona are still open, and dispersed camping – outside of developed campsites – and other recreation opportunities are available.


Congratulations to our CKFD Crew for successfully completing our Annual PACK Test. They all did outstanding and we are proud of them all! And of course, a special shout-out to our Rescue Crew, S. Nerheim and C. Zei for being on standby. We are so thankful to you.

Thank you to ALL who made this year's Annual Dinner/Dance Benefit an immense Success! We superseded our expectations because of you. Again, thank you for your support. Hope to see you all again next year!! 

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C.K.F.D. Fire Board Minutes May 18, 2020

        Congratulations to David Borggreen on winning the CJ Jeep!!

Fire And Fuels Crew Member

The Fire Department is accepting applications for full time Fire and Fuels Crew Members.  Duties include training and responding to a wide variety of incidents and working on fuels reduction projects throughout the Fire District.  For more information and to access an application click on the links below.



 The Fire Department responded to 108 incidents from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. A summary of these incidents follows:

  Structural Fire:                      1

  Wildland Fire:                        7

  EMS:                                      63

  Smoke Investigation:           4

  Hazardous Materials:          1

  Electrical Hazard:                 1

  Special Duty:                         5

  Abandon Campfire:             3

  Service:                                   8

  False Alarm:                          4

The Crown King Fire District would like to thank its citizens, businesses and visitors for their continuous support over the years. With the Covid-19 pandemic many of our means for fundraising have been put on hold. We are reaching out to you for your help! With our lowered fundraising income this year we are at risk of not being able to keep our doors open here at C.K.F.D.

Without the Fire District, we would lose our I.S.O. classification, fire prevention and suppression, and emergency medical services. This would follow with insurances skyrocketing or becoming unobtainable for business and homeowners in the community. To prevent all of this from happening C.K.F.D. is reaching out for donations so we can continue to serve our community and those that visit our town. We understand that some of you may be facing financial hardships during this unprecedented time, although if you can, please donate or buy raffle tickets online to have a chance to win a 2008 Polaris RZR 4-seater 800 cc found @

Send donations to: 

Crown King Fire District

P.O. Box 397

Crown King, AZ   86343

Thank you for your continuous support!