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Posted on: April 18, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Coconino County Sheriff's Office Leads Mult-Agency Response to Two Separate Rescues

Coconino County, AZ –  At approximately 1:20 pm Coconino County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a 70 year-old female with a broken ankle in West Clear Creek near the Maxwell Trailhead which located approximately 55 miles south of Flagstaff, AZ.  Members of the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Unit are currently responding and conducting a coordinated rescue effort assisted by hotshot crew personnel from the Coconino National Forest and personnel from Blue Ridge Fire Department.

Also occurring at this time, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office and its Search and Rescue Unit are responding to a report of a male subject injured from what was described as an approximate 30 foot fall.  The subject fell while climbing near Water Holes Canyon which is southwest of Page, AZ. This call came in at approximately 3:40 pm.

Rescue efforts remain underway for both incidents at this time.  Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

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