Slide Fire update: Sedona to travelers: We're open for business

SEDONA, AZ - While firefighters continue to battle a wildfire burning within Slide Rock National Park, Sedona business owners want travelers to know that the town is still open.

The Matterhorn Motel located in Uptown Sedona said it has received nearly a dozen cancelations from travelers who planned on heading up for the Memorial Day weekend over fears due to the fire.

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The Slide Fire has grown to an estimated 4,500 acres and is continuing to burn northward, which is away from the town of Sedona.

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"It's very hard to explain and reassure them we are not on fire," said one hotel manager.

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