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The Spur Fire burns in Bagdad, Arizona, west of Prescott on Thursday afternoon, May 27, 2021. (Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management)

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The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) arrested 45-year-old Jorge Meza-Diaz of Bagdad on Wednesday, June 9, after he reportedly trespassed into a house that burned down in Bagdad’s Spur Fire and looted a rifle, according to a news release.

June 16, 2021
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Blaze destroys homes, leads to evacuation of Bagdad, west of Prescott
About 1,500 residents - roughly the entire town - evacuated due to ‘extremely’ active Spur Fire

Thirteen homes have been lost and an additional 27 have been damaged due to the fire, as of Thursday night.

By Aaron Valdez May 27, 2021
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