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Fire in Pusch Ridge area grows over the weekend

The lightning-caused Bighorn Fire came within a mile of some Oro Valley communities on Saturday.

Pusch Ridge burns near Oro Valley

The lightning-caused fire began Friday night.

As if firefighting wasn’t dangerous enough, crews grapple with COVID-19

On top of a challenging fire season, officials also expect difficulties in observing distancing in a job that relies on face-to-face communication.

Campfires, stoves, smoking banned on public lands for fire risk

Public land agencies are trying to limit human-caused wildfires this summer.

An active fire season could be in store for Arizona

A state official says the coronavirus pandemic has complicated training efforts.

The world outside, during the pandemic

As humans hunker down, life continues outside our homes.

Arizona Senate OKs bill boosting firefighter cancer coverage

The proposal tightens rules enacted in 2017 that said certain cancers were presumed to be caused by workplace exposures.

Arizona Senate committee advances bill to bolster firefighter cancer claims

The unanimously passed bill targets a loophole some firefighters say is used to deny cancer compensation claims.

Mount Lemmon highway reopened after wildfire

Officials say the "Molino Fire" was human-caused.

San Xavier hay fire burns thousands of dollars of feed

The fire destroyed approximately 20,000 bales of alfalfa costing between $6.50 and $16 each.

Wildland Firefighter

A former wildland firefighter looks back at her life on the front lines.

Wildfire evacuation forces 1,000 Prescott-area residents from their homes

The Johnson fire started on the last full day of summer.

Officials: Spark from equipment striking rock likely caused wildfire

The fire, which burned 3 square miles near Flagstaff, wasn't due to negligence, according to officials.

Wildfire burning in northern Arizona now 82% contained

Officials say the fire has scorched more than 3 square miles near Flagstaff.

Weather helps crews get upper hand on Arizona wildfire

The Museum Fire threatened thousands of homes in the mountain community of Flagstaff.

Enforcing fire restrictions in Arizona

People caught violating bans on federal lands face steep penalties.

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