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Wet Winter Stocks Fuel for Fire Season in Southern Arizona
Precipitation leads to more fine fuels and grasses, and more risk of quick-spreading fire.
Forest Service Gets OK to Seek Seasonal Firefighters, Despite Federal Hiring Freeze
The Forest Service has cut back on non-fire-related personnel.
NAU Study: Some Success In Pine Forests With Managed Wildfires
Moderate-severity fires can restore historical conditions in certain areas.
Tucsonans Seek Civility After Contentious Election Season
Plus, minimum wage effects, firefighting overseas, Tucson economic outlook.
Memorial For Fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots Opens
Newest state park isn't a traditional park, but a hike commemorating firefighters.
Grand Canyon Trust Creates Plan for Climate Change
'Southwest right in climate crosshairs ... a hotspot of projected change,' official says.
Will High-Tech Cameras Replace Humans in Mountain Lookouts?
'Old-school' Arizona forest managers resist changeover, preferring human touch.
Fire Officials Warn of Dangers With 4th of July Celebration
Many holiday festivities could spark urban and wild fires if residents are not careful.
Three Years After Yarnell Fire, Sense of Loss Lingers
'Arizona Week' hears from hotshot still mourning his 19 fallen brethren.
Yarnell Anniversary: Hotshot Mourns Loss of 'My Brothers'
Hotshot Brendan McDonough discusses that day and his recovery in aftermath.
Camp Encourages Girls to Be Firefighters, Police Officers
Public safety jobs are dominated by men; camp aims to change that.
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.
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