Arizona Wildfires

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Prescott National Forest fire managers to burn 1,275 acres this week

Prescott National Forest managers plan to burn 1,275 acres with prescribed fires starting Tuesday, weather permitting.
1 month ago
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Arizona receives $10 million from infrastructure law to reduce wildfire risk

Arizona will receive over $10 million from the 2021 infrastructure law to reduce the risk of wildfires on nearly 10,000 acres of land across the state.
2 months ago
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Tonto National Forest latest in Arizona to roll back all fire restrictions

Tonto National Forest on Friday became the latest in Arizona to roll back all fire restrictions due to lowered danger brought on by monsoon storms.
4 months ago
This Wednesday April 20, 2022, photo provided by Bill Wells shows his home on the outskirts of Flag...

Volunteers sought to clear debris from homes impacted Arizona wildfire

Coconino County officials are seeking volunteers to help clear debris from homes impacted by the destructive springtime Tunnel Fire.
4 months ago
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Tonto, Prescott national forests ease fire restrictions due to increased monsoon activity

The remaining national forests in Arizona with heightened fire restrictions have eased regulations amid increased monsoon activity.
4 months ago
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Wildfire in northwestern Arizona community leads to about 20 evacuations

A wildfire has forced the evacuation of about 20 people from the unincorporated Mohave County community of Wikieup in northwestern Arizona, authorities said Sunday.
4 months ago
Mud and debris runoff from the 2019 Museum Fire burn scar is seen in Flagstaff near Route 66 on Wed...
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey orders National Guard to assist with Flagstaff floods

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Saturday ordered National Guard members to Flagstaff to help with flooding mitigation measures.
4 months ago
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Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest national parks ease fire restrictions

Increased monsoon activity in the Arizona has resulted in a pair of the state's national parks easing fire restrictions.
5 months ago
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Coconino and Kaibab forests in northern Arizona lift fire restrictions

Having received significant precipitation from recent storms, the Coconino and Kaibab forests in northern Arizona announced Tuesday that fire restrictions have been lifted.
5 months ago
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Containment grows for Contreras Fire burning at Kitt Peak near Tucson

A lightning-caused wildfire that led to last week’s evacuation of the Kitt Peak National Observatory southwest of Tucson was 50% contained Tuesday, up from 40% in previous days.
5 months ago
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Containment continues to grow on northern Arizona wildfires

The containment of two northern Arizona wildfires continues to grow, aided by rain over the weekend, officials said Monday.
5 months ago
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More containment reached in Arizona wildfires following weekend storms

Following the first weekend of monsoon storms in Arizona, fire crews worked to reach more containment of wildfires burning across the state Sunday morning.
5 months ago
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Crews continue battle against Contreras wildfire in southern Arizona

ire crews continued work to contain a lightning-caused wildfire in southern Arizona on Saturday, authorities said. 
5 months ago
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Kitt Peak Observatory, Arizona tribal community evacuated for wildfire

The Kitt Peak National Observatory and a nearby tribal community in southern Arizona have been evacuated because of an encroaching wildfire, authorities said.
5 months ago
The Tujunga Hotshots dig fireline to stop the spread of the Pipeline Fire. (InciWeb Photo)...

Crews keep Arizona wildfires fires in check despite hot, dry conditions

Crews have been keeping two northern Arizona wildfires in check in recent days, and help from Mother Nature could be on the way.
5 months ago
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Parts of 2 Arizona national forests closing because of extreme wildfire danger

Parts of two northern Arizona national forests are closing to visitors temporarily to reduce the risk of human-caused wildfires, officials announced Thursday.
5 months ago
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey issues emergency declaration for Pipeline Fire

Gov. Doug Ducey issued a declaration of emergency for the Pipeline Fire in northern Arizona on Thursday, providing additional resources for response and recovery efforts.
5 months ago
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Officials expect increased activity at Pipeline, Haywire fires near Flagstaff

Officials were expecting increased activity Thursday for two northern Arizona wildfires that calmed down in recent days after spreading rapidly earlier in the week.
5 months ago
With the monsoon season officially starting Wednesday, June 15, drivers are being reminded of trave...

Here are tips on how to drive during monsoon storms in Arizona

With monsoon season underway in the Valley, drivers are reminded to "Pull Aside, Stay Alive" when storm activity reduces visibility.
5 months ago
Smoke from the Pipeline Fire is seen from near Doney Park, Arizona, on June 13, 2022. (KTAR News Ph...

Most evacuations lifted for Pipeline Fire near Flagstaff

Most of the related evacuations for the Pipeline Fire near Flagstaff were lifted on Wednesday evening, authorities said.
5 months ago
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Here are tips to keep your pets safe during Arizona wildfire season

Wildfires in northern Arizona are causing evacuations, prompting an animal rights organization to put out a reminder on how to keep pets safe during fire season.
5 months ago
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Wildfires burning near Flagstaff more than triple in size overnight

As high winds swept across northern Arizona, wildfires burning just north of Flagstaff more than tripled in size overnight, authorities said.
6 months ago
A wildfire burning on the outskirts of Flagstaff, Arizona, on Sunday, June 12, casts a glow above n...

Man burning toilet paper may have started Pipeline Fire in Flagstaff, authorities say

A man burning toilet paper may have started a wildfire in Flagstaff over the weekend that has burned thousands of acres, authorities said.
6 months ago
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Evacuations ordered as Haywire Fire becomes 2nd wildfire burning near Flagstaff

Another wildfire has sparked near Flagstaff, authorities said Monday, forcing evacuations around Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument.
6 months ago