Between October 1, 2020, and January 29, 2021, Navajo County Sheriff’s Office responded to 18 fires while Timber Mesa Fire and Medical District responded to 25 fires. These fires ranged from brush fires to total loss structure fires with an estimated resulting loss of $588,501.00 With the winter conditions, both...
The #TelegraphFire on the Globe Ranger District is less than 1 mile from Top-of-the-World and currently estimated at 71,756 acres. Extreme fire activity burning in mostly shrub and grass, has warranted numerous evacuation status alerts. Firefighters are protecting values in Top of the World, Superior, Claypool, Miami and Globe....
Those who braved the evening chill on Dec. 5 were treated to the sights and sounds of Show Low’s annual Christmas Light Parade. This year’s parade featured the theme, “Christmas Magic,” with floats from local businesses, non-profits and families. The judges have tallied their votes and are pleased to...
Navajo County Deputies have responded to burglary investigations not only at residential houses and businesses but campers and hunters’ campsites as well. On October 22, 2020, a Navajo County Deputy was dispatched to a trailer that had been burglarized off Pinedale Rd near milepost 3. Multiple items were reported...
Due to extreme fire danger and historically dry conditions during a time when firefighting resources are stretched thin, the entire Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests will close for public safety, beginning Thursday, June 24 at 6:00 a.m. A full forest closure means that the public is prohibited from entering any part of...
Heber- Overgaard Fire Department this morning assisting Taylor-Snowflake and Navajo County Sheriff's Office with a tractor fire off the 277 at catalyst. No injuries and damage contained to the rear tire area.
Holbrook, AZ: On the evening of January 25, 2021, and into the morning of January 26, 2021, Navajo County Sheriff’s Office in a coordinated effort with Heber/Overgaard Fire, Overgaard Public Works, and Coconino County Sheriff’s Office performed a rescue of a 72-year-old man, and his 35-year-old son, both from...
FLAGSTAFF – As the Arizona Department of Transportation continues to repave 10 miles of I-40 from I-17 to Walnut Canyon Road, drivers should plan for lane restrictions through the fall. Beginning Friday, Aug. 13, I-40 will be narrowed to one lane in both directions around the clock between Country Club...
Springerville Fire responded to a single vehicle rollover Saturday night. Both the driver and passenger walked away from the accident with minimal injuries all because they were wearing their seat belts. This is why we ask you to buckle up. This accident could've had a different outcome for the...
Holbrook, AZ: On January 24, 2021, at 12:56 PM, Navajo County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center became aware of a train that had derailed near Joseph City, AZ. The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) reported to NCSO that there are no injuries, no hazardous material released, no danger to...