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Arizona Fire Coverage

The latest news and video on fires and wildfires in Arizona and the West. Video News Support local journalism

The Buzz: Invasive plants and wildfire danger

Arizona's increasing risk of wildfire and encroaching invasive plants are putting native plants in peril.
April 12, 2024

Coronado National Forest launches Cochran Fellowship Program

Cross-border collaborative training in southeastern Arizona
April 9, 2024

Invasive Plant is Causing Concern in the Sonoran Desert

South African native can flourish in Central and Southern Arizona
April 1, 2024

Bisbee Main Street fire's cause still unknown

The mayor set to give an update at City Council meeting Tuesday
February 20, 2024

Arizona Board of Regents, Arizona State University receives $1.9 million for wildfire smoke preparedness

EPA hopes to award over $10 million to nine recipients under new grant program
February 6, 2024

Tucson man who started Molino II Fire ordered to pay restitution to United States Forest Service

Michael J. Sobcynski enters a plea agreement for using incendiary ammunition.
January 8, 2024

Two Douglas churches burned in suspected arson case assess the damage and ways forward

Costs for rebuilding the two historic churches has yet to be determined.
September 1, 2023

Lightning-caused wildfire burning uncontained in northern Arizona

More than 75 firefighters were battling a wildfire in northern Arizona near the Utah line.
August 6, 2023

Arizona holds 10-year remembrance for 19 firefighters who died in the Yarnell Hill Fire

Only one of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who was serving as a lookout survived the blaze.
June 30, 2023

Over 1,000 evacuees return to Arizona homes with brush fire now 30% contained

Investigators believe the fire was caused by humans but have not said whether the cause can be determined.
June 29, 2023

1,145 people remain evacuated as crews dig containment line around Arizona brush fire

The fire is burning near homes in the Scottsdale area.
June 28, 2023

Western Hemp Fire burns 1,000 acres on Fort Huachuca

The fire has damaged one of the main power lines to the military installation
June 27, 2023

Multiple fires break out in Hereford, Palominas area

Three fires started around 11 a.m. Thursday
June 22, 2023

Fire near Ventana Canyon

The fire started in the Catalina Mountains in the early morning hours of Tuesday.
June 20, 2023

Reeves Fire burns 88 acres east of Tombstone

The fire's cause has yet to be determined
June 14, 2023

ADEQ, fire departments dispose over 6,000 gallons of firefoam containing PFAS

The collaboration comes from the AFFF Take Back and Replace pilot-program
June 9, 2023

Understanding the Bighorn Fire Encore Special

The Bighorn Fire burned in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson for 48-days over the summer destroying nearly 120,000 acres. (29:30)
May 16, 2021

Wildlife and the Bighorn

A look at some of the specific wildlife species that live in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson and how wildfire impacts their existence. (07:17)
November 15, 2020

After the Burn

In the aftermath of the Bighorn Fire, researchers see a unique opportunity to better understand how fire impacts southern Arizona's delicate sky island ecosystems. (07:07)
November 15, 2020

Wildland Firefighter

A former wildland firefighter looks back at her life on the front lines.
September 30, 2019
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