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About an acre of grassland was burned in Dewey because of illegal burning by a man trying to get rid of some tumbleweeds in his backyard Wednesday morning, April 18. The man was cited by deputies with the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office for reckless burning due to well publicized fire restrictions in place.

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Reckless burning causes wildfire in Dewey-Humboldt

Man who started fire receives fine

A wildfire that started because a man was recklessly burning tumble weeds in Dewey-Humboldt received a fine for his actions Wednesday morning, April 18.