On Wednesday, May 21, 2014, Engine 513 was requested by the State of Arizona to respond to the Slide Fire burning near Sedona, Az. The Slide Fire began on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 around 4 pm when a fire was sparked in Oak Creek Canyon, just north of the Slide Rock State Park which rapidly gained momentum and began burning up the canyon charring 400 acres by 10 pm.
At this time the fire is 400 acres, with 0% containment and being investigated.
|Slide fire around 8:30 pm Tuesday night. Photo courtesy of Jon Pelletier/VVN|