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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.

Fight Your Fear of the Future with a "100 Year Plan"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Is Arizona ready for wildfires on the scale of those ravaging California?, how to help hummingbirds beat the peak summer heat, and stories of kindness in action.

Forest Thinning, Burning Project OK'd to Protect Reservoir

The plan is aimed at preventing severe fire, erosion and flooding.

Study: Droughts Are Growing Hotter Under Climate Change

Stressors may include environmental and social impacts of drought and heatwaves, driving more frequent wildfires, worsening air quality and stressing crops and livestock.

Southern Arizona Firefighters on the Fire Lines in California

Carr Fire has claimed at least six lives, including two firefighters.

Arizona Volunteers Headed to California to Give Wildfire Aid

The deadly Carr Fire has forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.

Mt. Graham Visitors Urged to be Weather Aware

Flash flooding risk is high after last year's fire.

Monsoon Moisture Leads to Drop in Fire Restrictions

Various agencies will lift the restrictions starting on Friday, thanks to seasonal precipitation.

Arizona Forests Lift Fire Restrictions, Some Area Closures

Rain and humidity have calmed conditions that led to the restrictions.

Lightning-Sparked Blazes Mean Decisions for Fire Managers

Naturally occurring fires can be managed for some benefit, but often must be extinguished for safety concerns.

Fireworks for the 4th? A Few Tips Can Help Prevent Fires

Drought conditions continue as people prepare to celebrate Independence Day.

Prescott Cancels July 4 Fireworks Show Amid Fire Danger

Dry conditions cause concern for public safety, according to city's fire chief

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