Tag Archives: Arizona

Fewer Arizona Wildfires in 2018

State experienced a decrease of nine percent     PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona had fewer wildfires and a dramatic reduction in the number of acres burned during 2018 compared with the previous year. The Department of Forestry and Fire Management ...

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Geronimo Hotshots 2018 Fire Season

A look back at the wildfire activity     Geronimo Hotshots – From the San Carlos Apache Tribe we would like to present the Geronimo Interagency Hotshot Crew 2018 Fire Season. Footage taken in different area’s of the country along ...

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Putting Down the Dude Fire

Six firefighters killed in burnover in Arizona in 1990     Wildland Fire LLC – This video was produced by the USDA Forest Service – Southwest Interagency Coordination Center, in association with the Tonto National Forest. Dude Fire Incident, Multiple ...

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Feds to Ease Rules on Drone Flights

Changes to night flights and flying over small crowds     By DAVID KOENIG, Associated Press Federal officials plan to ease restrictions on flying small drones over crowds and at night, which would give a boost to the commercial use ...

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Crews Halt Arizona Wildfire

Growth of 15-acre fire halted     PORTAL, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say forward progress has been stopped on a 15-acre wildland fire in southeastern Arizona, but a hiking group has been asked to leave the area as a precaution. ...

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Border Agent Receives Probation for Arizona Wildfire

Agent will also make a PSA about the fire     TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Border Patrol agent will have to serve probation for starting a southern Arizona wildfire while he was off duty. Federal prosecutors announced Friday that ...

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Border Patrol Agent Charged in Arizona Wildfire

Wildfire damaged 19 square miles of conservation area     TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Border Patrol agent who was off-duty when he sparked a large wildfire last year while target shooting is now facing a misdemeanor charge in federal ...

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Wildfire Smoke Over Arizona Expected to Lessen

Wildfire has been burning since late July     SEDONA, Ariz. (AP) — Smoke from a wildfire that’s shrouded parts of northern Arizona is expected to lessen this week. The lightning-caused wildfire has been burning in a rugged area near ...

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Photos: California Delta Fire

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — An explosive wildfire that closed down dozens of miles of a major California freeway nearly tripled in size overnight, just weeks after a nearby blaze that left neighborhoods in ruins and killed eight people, officials said ...

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Utility Union Benefits from California Wildfire Legislation

Others call the measure a bailout for PG&E     By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Utility workers would get protections for their jobs, salaries, benefits and pensions as part of a measure allowing California power ...

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