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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

2 Highways in Eastern Arizona Remain Closed Due to Wildfires

The fires on Monday forced the closures of State Routes 277 and 377 northeast of Heber.

Ducey Warns of High Wildfire Danger in Arizona This Summer

The Arizona governor said the federal government needs to step up fire prevention to lessen need for firefighting.

Wildfire Managers Talk Preparedness During Peak Season

A discussion about what happens behind the scenes when a fire sparks.

Drought Drives Critical Summer Wildfire Forecast

Forestry officials are trying to get out in front of dry conditions brought on by dry conditions and other factors.

Pinery Fire Burns 12 Acres SE of Willcox

The Arizona Department of Forestry says the wildfire was human caused.

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