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Less than two weeks after the Slide Fire was declared 100 percent contained, Oak Creek Canyon Sedona Fire District crews responded to a reported brush fire just around 4:30 p.m.

Law enforcement is stopping northbound traffic headed into Oak Creek Canyon about 25 minutes after a calls of a brush fire were reported to the Sedona Fire District.Law enforcement began stopping northbound vehicles at Junipine Resort in the canyon, according to police radio traffic and preventing vehicles from entering the canyon just north of Sedona.

The cause of the fire is reportedly a downed powerline. Initial estimates of the fire's size is about 8 acres.

The Slide Fire burned 21,227 acres from May 20 to June 4, beginning near the same location just north of Slide Rock State Park. The fire cost $10.1 million to fight.


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