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SFD is Ready Set Go for 2018 fire season

Sedona AZ (March 28, 2018) – Spring is here, summer is not far away, and Arizona is preparing for a challenging fire season because of a winter with very little rain. State and national fire experts say winds, prolonged drought and high temperatures have combined to make Arizona’s forests and desert areas extremely dry this year. Long term drought, changing fuel conditions and the resulting... 

SFD Lifts Fire Restrictions Today

Sedona AZ (August 2, 2016) – The Sedona Fire District (SFD) lifted fire restrictions today that were in effect for all portions of the fire district. Recent rains along with higher humidity, increased fuel moisture, and the forecast for continuing monsoon activity have lowered, but not eliminated, fire danger in the fire district. SFD encourages everyone to be responsible when working with or... 

2016 Yavapai County Free Slash Drop Off

Sedona AZ (July 29, 2016) –  The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors announces the continuation of its annual free slash drop-off program at county transfer stations for one month beginning August 1 through August 31, 2016. County transfer stations are located in Black Canyon City, Camp Verde, Congress, Mayer, Paulden, Seligman, and Skull Valley. Free slash drop off will be held during normal... 

Memorial Day Weekend Safety Reminders

Sedona AZ (May 26, 2016) – The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind all residents and visitors to Northern Arizona over the Memorial Holiday Weekend about some safety measures to keep your weekend enjoyable. The CCSO will conduct increased patrols throughout Coconino County roads, forests and waterways as part of our two-pronged approach of safety education and enforcement.... 

Local Woods Watch Training and Orientation

Smokey the Bear says only you can prevent wildfires! Sedona AZ (May 17, 2015) – Even with recent precipitation, concerns about drought conditions and the impending Wild Land Fire Season are on the minds of many community members living in cities and unincorporated areas throughout Coconino County in northern Arizona. In an effort to address these concerns, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office,... 

SFD May Budget Workshop and Business Meeting Agenda

Sedona AZ (May 15, 2015) – The Agenda for the next Sedona Fire District Fire Board meeting is available below: This is a Budget Workshop and Regular Business meeting to be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, beginning at 3:30 PM at Station #1, 2860 Southwest Drive in West Sedona. Please note an Executive Session (which is not open to the public) will be held at the beginning of the meeting, with... 

Firewise 2015

Sedona AZ (March 30, 2015) – The Yavapai County Office of Emergency Management team, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, federal, state, local, and tribal partners are strongly recommending that all residents prepare for the 2015 fire season by participating in the Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week, March 29th – April 4th, 2015. The 2015 theme is Where We Live, How We Live, Living with... 

July Fourth is Fire Safety First Day

Sedona AZ (July 2, 2014) – As we celebrate the nation’s independence this Fourth of July, the Yavapai County Office of Emergency Management urges extreme caution because fire conditions remain hazardous and extreme. It suggests being cognizant of the following: Please remember to put safety first at all times! Currently a fire ban is in effect for all of Yavapai County. Residential propane... 

Open Letter to the Slide Fire Community

Sedona AZ (June 11, 2014) – The following is an open letter to the community dated June 11, 2014, from Sedona Fire District Fire Chief Kris Kazian:   What an amazing and challenging two weeks we all experienced during the Slide Fire. At about 3:45 PM on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, the Sedona Fire District experienced a large fire in Oak Creek Canyon. From the minute we received a notice of smoke... 
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