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Firefighters ask residents to help clear snow from fire hydrants

This isn’t usually a concern in the quad-city area, but if you have a fire hydrant on or near your property, you may want to consider clearing any snow that has built up around it due to the winter storm that has heavily impacted all of Northern Arizona.

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Winter storm response update: high alert still in effect

First responders, snow plow operators and cleanup crews have not let up in their efforts to maintain public safety and ensure access to essential services.

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Emergency responders report positive first day of storm

Quiet on the front, very few crashes

All’s good in the neighborhood so far, according to local emergency personnel.

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Schools watchful for drugs but focused on vaping going into spring

First it was Jared Friederick, 18, in June 2018, and then it was Gunner Bundrick, 19, and Jake Morales, 19, the following November.

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Missouri man found guilty on all charges in Prescott Valley murder case

Trial moves on to death penalty eligibility phase

The court is expected to begin the penalty phase next week, at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27.

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Fuming muriatic acid spill closes Williamson Valley Road

Firefighters use sodium bicarbonate to neutralize the chemical

An acid spill right outside Prescott Fire Department’s headquarters at 1700 Iron Springs Road closed Williamson Valley Road for about an hour Monday night, Feb. 18.

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UPDATE: Latest prediction is 14 to 23 inches of snow in quad-city area

National Weather Service warns of major winter storm approaching Prescott, Prescott Valley area

Sunday night’s blizzard was a pretty healthy one in the Quad Cities, but Thursday’s could easily surpass it.

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Drivers advised to limit travel later this week

Few crashes, weather-related emergencies reported due to storm

Unlike the quick-moving storm that tore through Northern Arizona on New Year’s Eve day, Sunday night’s winter storm required significantly less emergency responses from local fire and police.

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CAFMA fire inspection fees increasing

Jurisdiction moving to 100% cost recovery

Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) will be increasing its fire inspection fees as of March 1 to match the cost of providing the service.

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Murder trial proceedings conclude in PV couple’s 2012 deaths

Jury will deliberate the case on Wednesday

Why and how Kenny Wayne Thompson II killed his sister-in-law and her fiancé in their Prescott Valley home on March 16, 2012, was the topic of debate in the final day of Thompson’s murder trial Friday, Feb. 15.

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