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Two Hikers Lost and Stranded in Oak Creek Canyon

Sedona AZ (September 5, 2017)  – On September 4, 2017, at approximately 7:30 in the evening, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of two lost and stranded hikers in the West Fork area of Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Arizona. The hikers began the hike at 11:00 in the morning with a trip plan to and from the Call of the Canyon Trailhead in Oak Creek to the bridge at Woody... 

Havasupai Trail Hiker Dies

Havasupai Trail is the main trail to Supai AZ and Havasu Falls. (Wikipedia) Sedona AZ (July 3, 2017) – On Saturday, July 1, 2017, about a quarter hour after 1:00 p.m., Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call on the Havasu Canyon Trail, near Hilltop in Havasupai. A thirty-two year old Utah man had collapsed while hiking out of the canyon with several others. As Williams (AZ) District... 

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... 
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