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Injured Woman Rescued from Lava Cave

Coconino County AZ Search and Rescue team responds to Lava River Cave emergency call. Sedona AZ – On July 13, 2019, at 11:55 a.m., the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue received a Lava River Cave emergency call for help. The lava tube cave is off Forest Service Road #171 in northern Arizona’s Coconino National Forest and is managed by the USFS. The emergency caller... 

Overdue Hiker on Kachina Trail Located

Sedona AZ (October 10, 2014) – At 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 9, 2014, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to an overdue hiker call. The hiker, a 55 year old male, accompanied by his dog, had taken the Kachina Trail, Flagstaff, Arizona. After he failed to return as expected, a friend called CCSO. Coconino County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Unit members responded and conducted... 

Base Jumper Rescued from Lee Mountain

Lee Mountain rescue site Sedona AZ (November 15, 2013) – On Monday, November 11, 2013, rescue crews from several agencies rescued a base jumper off Lee Mountain in the Sedona, Arizona, area. Just after 1:00 PM on Monday, the Sedona 911 center received a call of a possible climbing accident on Lee Mountain. The Sedona Fire District, along with the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Search and... 

Hiker Killed by Falling Tree in West Fork

West Fork canyon in Sedona, Arizona Sedona AZ (October 17, 2013) – Today, 80 year old Phyllis Lindberg of Sedona, Arizona, was hiking with four friends in West Fork of Oak Creek Canyon. The group stopped for lunch shortly after 11:00 in the morning and rested on a log near the trail. A large conifer tree fell striking Ms. Lindberg as she sat. She died from injuries resulting from the impact. Another... 

Injured Hiker Rescued from Mount Elden

Mt. Eldon search and rescue operation required 21 personnel to rescue injured hiker Sedona AZ (August 29, 2013) – On Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at 9:45 in the morning, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office, Coconino County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, Flagstaff Fire Department, and Guardian Medical Transport responded to a report of an injured hiker on the Eden Lookout Trail, Flagstaff area.... 

Mesa Man Falls 200 Feet to His Death

Sedona AZ (August 20, 2013) – Casey Frazier, 36, of Mesa, Arizona, died on Saturday, August 17, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. after falling a distance of approximately 200 feet off of the Mogollon Rim in an area located about two miles west of Woods Canyon Lake. The Coconino County Sheriff’s deputy stationed in the Forest Lakes community was dispatched, along with the Heber Overgaard Fire Department,... 

Three Hikers Rescued from Mount Elden

Mount Elden is located in central Coconino County northeast of Flagstaff, Arizona, and has an elevation of 9,298′ (2,834 m) Sedona AZ (August 12, 2013) – Three hikers left their vehicle parked at the Trinity Heights Church, Flagstaff, Arizona, on Sunday, August 12, at about 1:30 p.m. and “scrambled” or hiked up the mountain reaching the top at around 7:00 in the evening. As the group... 

Search Underway for Havasupai Canyon Overdue Hiker *UPDATE

Arizona DPS Search and Rescue helicopter involved in Havasupai Canyon search Sedona AZ (May 15, 2013) – *UPDATE MAY 15, 2013 at 10:23 AM – Supai Canyon; Sixty year-old Judy Jones of Phoenix, Arizona, who was reported missing after she separated from two companions while hiking in Supai Canyon has been located. She is being transported to Hill Top by an Arizona Department of Public Safety... 

Salt Trail Canyon Base Jumper Falls to Death

Flagstaff AZ (December 5, 2012) – Thirty seven-year old Eiliv Ruud of Foss Fallskjeriy, Norway died yesterday while base jumping at the Salt Trail Canyon which is a tributary of the Little Colorado River. Investigators believe the victim began his base jump from a height of approximately 1000’ to the canyon floor. According to witnesses it appeared the victim had traveled approximately 500’... 

Rock Climber Falls to His Death

Flagstaff AZ (November 28, 2012) – Thirty two year-old Joshua Dale Riggs of Moab, Utah died on Monday, November 26, 2012, after he fell a distance of approximately 80 feet while rock climbing in the Williams, Arizona area. During the early afternoon hours on Monday, Emergency Dispatchers received a cell phone call from a woman who reported that she and her boyfriend were rock climbing when... 
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