Tag Archives: Arizona

Winds Push Wildfire Smoke into Flagstaff

Fire on Kendrick Mountain has burned nearly 9 square miles   Smoke from the Boundary Fire over the Kendrick Mountain Wilderness (InciWeb photo) FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Changing winds are expected to blow smoke from a fire burning outside Flagstaff ...

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Several Wildfires Burn Across Arizona

Fire crews battle 28 fires throughout state   ANNIE WANG, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Nearly 30 wildfires tore through dry and windy Arizona on Monday, drawing crews from across the Western United States to the state with the most ...

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Arizona Sees Multiple Wildfires as Season Peeks

20 active fires currently burning in the state The U.S. Forest Service said the fire near Cochise Stronghold grew to at least 23 square miles over the weekend. The National Weather Service is warning of critical fire weather conditions and ...

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New Memorial for Granite Mountain Hotshots

Path along hallowed ground honors fallen 19 hotshots   NBC News – Four years after the deadliest wildfire in Arizona history, a memorial has been erected to honor and remember the 19 firefighters who were killed.  

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Fire Restrictions Across Arizona

Threat of wildfires leads to bans and other notices   PHOENIX (AP) — Additional campfire and smoking restrictions are taking effect on public land across central and western Arizona due to the threat of wildfires. Restrictions are being implemented Thursday ...

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Pack Test Prepares Arizona Firefighters for Wildfire Season

Rural Metro firefighters start the season with certification test   TUCSON (KVOA) – Firefighters go through countless hours of physical and educational training to fight wildfires, Rural-Metro Fire Department was back at it on Wednesday to make sure they’re ready ...

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Fire Crews Gain Handle on Arizona Wildfire

Officials begin to release some fire crews Smoke billows into the air as seen east of Arizona Highway 83 while crews battle a wildfire burning in southeastern Arizona near Sonoita, Ariz., Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Wind is driving a wildfire ...

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Arizona Wildfire Investigation Looks at Border Agent

Recreational shooting linked to large wildfire   PAUL DAVENPORT and WALTER BERRY, Associated Press An off-duty Border Patrol agent is being investigated for possibly starting a large wildfire in southern Arizona while target shooting last weekend, authorities said Thursday. Border ...

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Management Team Upgrade at Arizona Wildfire

Type 2 team now managing the Sawmill Fire   GREEN VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — The interagency team battling a wildfire that has burned 23 square miles (59.5 sq. kilometers) of grass and brush in southern Arizona is being upgraded. State ...

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1,500 Acres Burn Near Arizona’s Madera Canyon

12 people evacuated from Santa Rita Ranch   Arizona Daily Star Tucson, Ariz. – A fire reported at noon Sunday just north of Madera Canyon and about 10 miles east of Green Valley mushroomed into 1,500 acres by evening and ...

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