Crews Battle Flames At Ocotillo Fire In Cave Creek, Multiple Homes Ablaze

Firefighters have stopped forward progress on Ocotillo Fire. [Photo courtesy Arizona State Forestry Dept.]

UPDATE: Ocotillo Fire in Cave Creek grows to 1,216 acres and is 5% contained; evacuations underway.

CAVE CREEK, AZ — Fire officials stopped forward progress on a brush fire that sparked in Cave Creek on Saturday afternoon. By 4:30 p.m., the fire had grown to 750 acres.

The fire has destroyed multiple structures.

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