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Mount Lemmon Highway Reopens

The highway was reopened as the Burro Fire moved toward full containment.

Containment a Struggle on Burro Fire

Fire managers state need to be thorough and cautious before declaring containment, now at 11 percent.

Burro Fire Grows, Helped by Rugged Terrain, Weather

Similar conditions allowed fire to grow by 9,000 acres Sunday.

Man Suspected of Grounding Wildfire Operations With Drone Arrested

Prescott man accused of interfering with airborne firefighters at the Goodwin Fire.

Burro Fire Grows to 14,000 Acres, Prompts Closures and Evacuations

Flames were fanned by a storm system moving into the area, causing rapid growth on Sunday

Burro Fire Indicator of Extreme Dry Conditions, Official Says

Those celebrating Independence Day should be cautious due to abundance of dry fuels for wildfire.

Bells to Ring Friday in Memory of Yarnell 19

June 30 marks four years since flames of the Yarnell Hill Fire overtook 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots.

Fire Restrictions on Federal Lands Tighten

Southeastern Arizona fires not allowed, even in developed campsites.

Fire Burns Buildings in Sonoita, Prompts Evacuations

The Encino Fire has burned 1,300 acres and eight buildings, according to fire officials.

Early-Season Wildfires Burn Through Management Budget

No official estimates for spending, but budget overages not unusual, official says.

Fire Managers Evacuate Residents Near Payson

A third community was warned to be ready to leave.

Episode 320: Arizona Fire Season Sets Blazing Pace

Plus, checking in on Arizona-Mexico trade; and the start of the monsoon.

Wildfire Crews Gaining Upper Hand in Cochise County

Lizard Fire's growth slows; two-thirds of fire's perimeter now contained.

Containment Expands on Wildfire East of Tucson

Lizard fire surpasses 15,000 acres; officials report optimism in slowing it.

Winds Drive Cochise County Wildfire to 14,900 Acres

Brush, grass scorched, power line threatened; containment at 5 percent.

Climate Scientist: Leaving Paris Accord Bad for Southwest

The region is already experiencing the effects of global warming, says Valerie Trouet.

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