Sedona AZ (October 28, 2016) – On Thursday, October 27, 2016, at approximately 8:30 pm, the Sedona Fire District (SFD) responded to a reported structure fire at SFD Fire Station #5. Station #5 is located in Oak Creek Canyon just north of Indian Gardens. Emergency crews located a fire on the back patio of the building, involving a portable BBQ, which had been extinguished by station #5 fire crewmember. A SFD firefighter was flown to Maricopa County Burn Center by air ambulance as a result of sustaining burns injuries.
A single sprinkler head, located just inside the building, activated limiting fire spread into the building.
Sedona Fire District will continue to provide uninterrupted emergency services to the Oak Creek Canyon area using existing resources.