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Fire Season Off To Slow Start, But Heat Could Cause Pickup
Upcoming heat wave will provide the fuels needed for more wildfires, and monsoons could provide the spark to get them going.
Yarnell Fire 40% Contained and Slowing; Evacuees Return
Hundreds of people back in homes in Yarnell, Peeples Valley; no houses lost.
Forester: 'Active Wildfire Season Has Materialized'
Year-round fire season means 35 fires so far this year, scorching 30,000 acres.
Yarnell Fire at 3,300 Acres; More Residents Evacuated
Fire moving away from populated areas as it continues growing; U.S. 89 closed.
Hundreds Evacuate Yarnell; Wildfire Grows to 1,200 Acres
Town where 19 hotshot firefighters died three years ago fighting a blaze.
Wildfires Have Burned 30,000 Acres in Coronado This Year
Active year has had numerous human-caused fires, which are all preventable, official says.
Wildfire Near Mexican Border Exceeds 8,500 Acres
Crews have half the fire contained; wildlands managers worry about conditions.
Personal Drones Can Endanger Wildfire Fighting Efforts
Use of personal unmanned aerial vehicles near a fire grounds aerial firefighting efforts
Forest Officials: Too Many Unattended Campfires
Crews in Coronado Forest's Catalina District say this is peak fire season.
2016 Forecast: Another Dangerous Year for Wildfires
Rainy 2015, lack of fire in recent years make conditions severe this fire season.
Minimal El Niño Rains Create Prime Conditions for Wildfire
Dry vegetation and blowing winds increase risk for hazardous dust storms.
Prescribed Burns Under Way to Prepare for Active Fire Season
Two controlled fires on 30,000 acres will clear dry vegetation in Galiuro Mountains.
Study: Wildfire May Double Erosion in Western Watersheds
Flagstaff, other high-altitude areas are 'hot spots' for fire-related soil problems.
Southern Arizona Gets First Hotshot Wildfire Crew
Fort Huachuca-based crew will be the only one in the state south of Phoenix
Northern Arizona Forest Thinning Work Gets Under Way
Slow start to Four Forest Restoration Initiative; test plots show its expected benefits
Sunday Storms Slow Two Tucson Area Wildfires
Blazes burning in Catalinas, Santa Ritas lose speed after recent monsoon downpour.
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