Sat, July 20

Police & Fire Reports: Accidents keep Cottonwood Fire busy

COTTONWOOD-- Cottonwood fire crews were called to a T-bone type traffic collision at the intersection of Willard and Cottonwood Street.

A sedan reportedly struck a pickup in the side. One occupant of the pickup was transported to the hospital.

Three other occupants refused treatment.

Cottonwood Police got involved and an arrest was made.

About the same time as the T-bone accident, Cottonwood Fire was called to another accident near Sonic on SR 89A.

A mother and her two children from the trailing car were transported to the hospital.

Off-road rollover sends one to hospital

VERDE VILLAGE -- Just after 6 p.m. Friday, a vehicle rolled on Forest Road 940, one-quarter mile west of State Route 260 from Thousand Trails.

The patient had already gotten out of the vehicle under his own power and was located near the vehicle that was upside down. The patient was assessed and packaged for helicopter transport.

A landing zone was established and the driver loaded into Angel 3.

House fire ... or hot dog fire?

CORNVILLE--A house fire was reported in Cornville just before 5 p.m. Sunday.

Two engines and water tender from Cornville plus another engine from Sedona were dispatched to Old Pump House Road in Cornville.

The homeowner met crews on the street and the fire was downgraded. It seems the smoke was coming from hot dogs that had burned on the grill.

The smoking dogs were extinguished and the trucks returned to their stations.

One injured in switchbacks rollover

JEROME -- A rollover accident brought fire crews from Jerome on Mingus Mountain Saturday just south of the scenic view pull out at milepost 340.5.

A Century Link square box van rolled over on SR 89A. The driver got out by himself. He was transported to the hospital.