Cornville AZ (March 30, 2016) – On March 28, approximately 1:30 pm the Verde Valley Fire District responded to a residential fire on Southern Street, in Cornville. Upon arrival crews found a fully involved medium size barn.
Under high winds the crews immediately went into a defensive mode to protect exposures. In addition to the hazards of the fire and high winds the crews were challenged with power lines, stored gasoline, and propane tanks throughout.
Utilizing large diameter attack lines the fire was contained quickly and put out within 1 hour. Two Engines and 2 water tenders responded along with an Engine from Sedona’s Fire District to manage the fire.
There were no injuries and the owners were without power for an extended period of time.