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US Attempt to Improve Wildland Firefighter Shelters Fails

The effort to create an improved shelter to repel heat followed the deaths of 19 firefighters in Arizona in 2013.

Heat Waves, Fires Affect Mexico City’s Air Quality

The air quality in cities like the capital are getting worse due to fires in the southern part of the country.

Fire Managers Setting Prescribed Burns This Week

National Park Service to ignite 500-plus acres east of Tucson.

Tucson Fire, UA Work to Reduce Firefighter Exposure to Cancer

The department partnered with the UA College of Public Health to improve firefighters' protective gear.

Forecast: More Fire Danger, Later Monsoon

While rains are expected later than usual, monsoon is always hard to predict.

Fire Danger Warnings Cover Much of Southern Half of Arizona

Tucson and Phoenix are included in the "red flag" warning areas.

Tucson Temps Break 90 Degrees

The temperatures in Tucson will continue to rise Tuesday, as April opens the door to fire season.

Tree-Ring Research Reveals Broken Connection Between Weather and Wildfires

UA professor Valerie Trouet co-authored a study showing jet stream moisture no longer predicts California wildfire severity.

Flowers and Fire: Rain a Double-Edged Sword in the Desert

While moisture can mean impressive wildflower blooms, recent rains are fueling invasive species that feed wildfires.

'Tucson Delivers' New Fire Station

A 53-year-old building will be replaced using funds raised through a sales tax hike.

Agencies Rush to Get Ready for Wildfire Season Following Shutdown

Things like trainings, prescribed burns and hiring had to be put off during the partial government shutdown.

Video: Arizona Fire Started With Gender-Reveal Party

It's the first public image of how an off-duty Border Patrol agent's homemade target sparked the costly Sawmill Fire.

Crews Get 'Good Handle' on Fire Near Elgin

Sympathetic conditions aided the efforts of fire crews, who expected more containment by Thursday evening.

Fire Burning North of Bisbee

The brush fire has burned about 40 acres in Zacatecas Canyon, one mile north of downtown, the county said.

4 Believed Dead After ATV Plunges off Arizona Cliff, Starting Wildfire

The fire was preventing early efforts to reach the scene, authorities said.

How Climate Change Could Affect Wildfires in Arizona

What conditions experts are monitoring during the state's wet and dry seasons.

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