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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.

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.

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