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Injured Hikers Rescued

Coconino County SAR respond to calls reporting severely injured hikers in the Pomeroy Tanks and Walnut Canyon areas Sedona AZ (June 13, 2017) – On June 10, 2017 at approximately 9:30 in the morning, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office, Coconino County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, Ponderosa Fire District, Lifeline Ambulance, AZ Department of Public Safety Northern Air Rescue Unit, and Guardian... 

Sedona Fire District Rescues Secret Canyon Hiker

Sedona AZ (June 5, 2017) – Shortly before 2:30 p.m. on June 4, 2017, Sedona Fire District (SFD) emergency crews from Fire Station #1 in west Sedona and Fire Station #4 in uptown Sedona responded to a Secret Canyon Trail, off Dry Creek Road, injured hiker report. Once at the trailhead, SFD Battalion Chief Jayson Coil determined that the hiker had suffered a ground level fall approximately five hours... 

Sedona Emergency Responders Busy Holiday Weekend

Sedona AZ (May 30, 2017) – The Memorial Day weekend in Sedona proved to be a busy one for emergency responders. Over the long holiday weekend, Sedona Fire District crews responded to three back country rescues, a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in Oak Creek Canyon and, during a particularly busy period, SFD answered ten emergency calls in less than three hours. The holiday began on Friday as Sedona... 

Mesa Teen Drowns in Lake Mary

Lake Mary Arizona Sedona AZ (May 28, 2017) – On May 27, 2017, at approximately 3:30 in the afternoon, a Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Volunteer conducting a holiday patrol near the Lake Mary boat ramp was flagged down by citizens. They reported that a young man swimming near buoys located south of the boat ramp had difficulty making it back to the shore. Approximately a hundred feet... 

YCSO Search and Rescue Work Receives Statewide Recognition

Sedona AZ (May 25, 2017) – At a recent meeting of the Arizona Search and Rescue Coordinators Association (ASARCA), the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office was pleased to receive two awards including Unit of the Year and Coordinator of the Year. YCSO Sheriff Scott Mascher “…could not be more proud of both nominations which involve our volunteers and YCSO Search Team Coordinator.” The... 

Bitter Springs Hiker Rescued

Bitter Springs hiker rescue ends successfully Sedona AZ (May 1, 2017) – Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue and DPS Air Rescue helicopter rescued a stranded female hiker from cliffs east of Bitter Springs in Arizona. On Sunday, April 30, at approximately 4:30 in the afternoon, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office received a request for a rescue. The hiker, an adult woman... 

SFD Implements New Burn Season Regulations

Sedona AZ (February 15, 2017) – Beginning March 1, 2017, the Sedona Fire District will implement new burn season regulations. These new regulations will impact only the timing of burns. Fire Marshal Jon Davis explains, “After fielding several calls from citizens and working with our dispatch center, it became evident that it would benefit all parties if Sedona Fire District were to adopt burn... 

First Responders Find Missing Woman Alive

Karen Klein found Sedona AZ (December 24, 2016) – Shortly after midnight, Kane County Utah Sheriff’s Office searchers located missing person Karen Klein at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. Ms. Klein had walked approximately 26 miles since Thursday afternoon in search of help for herself, husband and son after their vehicle became stuck on a forest service road. When Search and Rescue teams... 

Mountain Biker Dies During Trail Ride

Sedona AZ (July 26, 2016) – Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue unit recovered the body of a 63-year-old Cornville, Arizona, resident who died while mountain biking during a trail ride with friends. The Northern Arizona Regional 911 Center in Flagstaff, Arizona, received a call at 8:16 a.m. on Sunday, July 24, from a group of mountain bikers advising one of their party had... 

Woman Missing in Oak Creek Canyon

Debra Schwartz missing in Sedona area Sedona AZ (May 6, 2016) – The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help in locating an Arizona State University professor reported missing in Oak Creek Canyon. Debra Schwartz of Tempe, Arizona, was last seen camping by herself the morning of May 4 at Pine Flat Campground. According to the Sheriff’s Office, she was supposed to... 
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