Fire at Prescott Regional Airport

23 January 2020  
A fire broke out this evening at Prescott Regional Airport during the ground testing of an aircraft. 

The fire affected the electric plane owned by Eviation, which was undergoing a planned test. 

According to John Heiney, the City of Prescott Communications and Public Affairs Director, "Prescott Fire Department was on standby for the planned test and quickly extinguished the fire. No injuries were reported.”

"Area residents were informed by the Code Red System and additional fire public safety units were dispatched as precautionary measures,” Heiney added. "No commercial flights were impacted.  Airport operations returned to normal by 9:00 p.m.”

Dr. Robin Sobotta was on hand at the airport Wednesday evening, and provided further information: 

The Prescott Fire Department is still monitoring the situation. 

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