On Friday, July 11, 2014 around 11:40 AM, Pinion Pine firefighters were dispatched to Lower Trout Creek Rd, north of Wikieup, Az for a reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived in the area and were notified that the accident occurred roughly 15 miles east of Highway 93 near Wagon Bow Ranch off of Trout Creek Rd with 2 patients with major injuries. Brush 526 crew activated one airship to the remote location. While responding, crews encountered the Big Sandy River which was unable to be passed by ground ambulance, at this time a second air ship was activated due to no ground transport.
Story by Lieutenant Ron Hood, Pinion Pine Fire District
Photos by Firefighter Aaron Volk, Pinion Pine Fire District