On April 23rd, 2018 at approximately 2:00pm, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office issued evacuation warnings for the Woodland Ranch area near Valle Arizona due to a quick spreading wild fire. As of 7:30 pm, the Evacuation for the Indian Meadow Fire/Lateral Fire will be lifted by the Coconino County Sheriff's Office .
All residents will be allowed back into their homes.
Current investigation indicates the fire was started by a resident of Woodland Ranch Road who was burning yard trimmings when the fire went out of control. Updated information shows the fire to have burned approximately 100 acres, one unoccupied residential structure, multiple vehicles and several out buildings.
Fire and law enforcement units will continue to work and investigate throughout the night and into the morning. Coconino County Emergency Management along with the American Red Cross have set up a shelter for those displaced from their homes in Williams, Arizona at 636 S.7th Street.