Sedona, Highlands Fire Tend To A Vehicle Fire Wednesday In Oak Creek Canyon

Crews from Sedona Fire and the Highlands Fire Department tended to a van fire Wednesday in Oak Creek Canyon. When Sedona crews arrived the van was fully engulfed in flames and the fire was spreading into the wildland. Two engines and a water tender were sent to help out with the fire. No injuries were […]

State Route 89A From Flagstaff To Sedona Closed Until Further Notice

ADOT has closed State Route 89A from Flagstaff to Sedona through Oak Creek Canyon in both directions. The closure was announced last night due to winter conditions and the incoming storm. To get to Sedona either get off at State Route 179 off I-17 or go north on 89A from Cottonwood. There is no word […]

County Officials To Test Oak Creek Sirens Wednesday

Coconino County Emergency Management will conduct a siren test in Oak Creek Canyon Wednesday at around 10 a.m. The system notifies Oak Creek Canyon and Uptown Sedona residents of severe emergencies within the canyon. During emergencies, sirens will be used when the National Weather Service issues a Flash Flood Warning for Oak Creek Canyon. If […]

Coconino County Search And Rescue Conduct Multiple Rescues Last Week

The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office conducted multiple rescues over the last week. The first rescue came Thursday night on a report of four overdue hikers with a dog on the West Fork Trail off Oak Creek Canyon. The group consisting of a male and three females intended to hike the trial and camp overnight in […]

Coconino National Forest To Close Crowded Sedona Destinations

The Coconino National Forest will be closing crowded destinations in the Sedona area in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19. The following trails and day-use sites will be closed this weekend until further notice: Beaver Creek Day-Use Site Bell Rock Trailhead Cathedral Rock Trailhead and Trail Courthouse Vista Trailhead Crescent Moon Day-Use Site […]

Early Morning Accident And Rock Slides Make Travel In Oak Creek Canyon Difficult

Wet weather has created havoc in Oak Creek Canyon. Early Thursday morning, Sedona Fire crews were called to an accident in the canyon. When they arrived they saw a vehicle that left State Route 89A and hit a piece of construction equipment. Two people inside the vehicle were transported to Flagstaff Medical Center with life-threatening […]

Sedona Fire Crews Rescue Two Hikers Wednesday In Oak Creek Canyon

It was a busy day for the Sedona Fire District Wednesday afternoon. Crews were called out to a rescue call that ended up being two. Fire crews were called to AB Young Trail in Oak Creek Canyon for an injured hiker. After arriving on the scene, rescuers located the injured hiker in very rugged terrain. […]

Authorities Looking For A Man Last Seen In Oak Creek Canyon

Authorities are looking for a man, who was last seen in Oak Creek Canyon. Coconino County Sheriff’s officials say 42-year-old Ryan Patrick Carey was last seen on Friday, September 13th where he was dropped off at around 5 p.m. near the Indian Garden Cafe and Market parking area on State Route 89A. He reportedly planned […]

Coconino National Forest Releases Its Oak Creek Watershed Restoration Project

The Coconino National Forest released its Oak Creek Watershed Restoration Project Friday. The project features nine activities to improve watershed conditions, wildlife habitat and water quality in the watershed. They include the closing and rehabilitating of 26 of the 60 unauthorized parking pull-outs and unauthorized trails along State Route 89A in Upper Oak Creek Canyon. […]