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Wildfire near Elgin now 65 percent contained

Wildfire near Elgin now 65 percent contained

A fast-moving wildfire ignited by a lightning strike Saturday afternoon on ranch land near Elgin, about 55 miles southeast of Tucson, is now 6…

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Fire southeast of Tucson fully contained

A fire that scorched 553 acres of ranch land southeast of Tucson was fully contained Sunday.

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Everything is early this spring, including fire danger

Everything is early this spring, including fire danger

Fire restrictions are a reaction to wildfires across the state

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Progress reported with wildfire near Sierra Vista

SIERRA VISTA — Progress was reported Friday in the fight against a wildfire burning near Sierra Vista in

April 18, 2014 2:16 pmLoading…

Fire in Huachuca Mountains grows to 366 acres

Fire in Huachuca Mountains grows to 366 acres

A wildfire burning in Garden Canyon in the Huachuca Mountains has grown, and a Type 1 incident-management team was expected to take over comma…

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Fire in Huachuca Mountains grows to more than 300 acres

Fire in Huachuca Mountains grows to more than 300 acres

A wildfire burning in Garden Canyon in the Huachuca Mountains has grown and a Type 1 incident management team is expected to take over command…

April 15, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Wildfire in Huachuca Mountains nears 100 acres

Wildfire in Huachuca Mountains nears 100 acres

Air tankers, including a DC-10 large air tanker have been dropping retardant to slow the growth of a 96-acre fire in the Huachuca Mountains.

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Wildfire burns in Huachuca Mountains

Crews were battling a wildfire in Garden Canyon in the Huachuca Mountains on Monday. The Brown Fire began Sunday on the north side of the mountains.

April 14, 2014 3:51 pmLoading…

Winds expected as crews contain Fisher Fire south of Flagstaff

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.  — Firefighters are anticipating strong gusts as they try to fully contain a wildfire south of Flagstaff near the Canyon Vist…

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Timeline: Notable Arizona wildfires

Timeline: Notable Arizona wildfires

An interactive timeline of the largest, most destructive or otherwise notable wildfires in recent Arizona history. 

April 02, 2014 12:00 am Related

Northwest Fire to disband Ironwood Hotshot crew

Northwest Fire to disband Ironwood Hotshot crew

The Northwest Fire District announced Tuesday it would disband its hotshot crew at the end of the wildfire season as a cost-saving measure and…

March 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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The answer to forest-destroying fires is more fire, researchers say

Climate change could make forest losses permanent.

February 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Fire season underway already in Southern Arizona

Fire season underway already in Southern Arizona

A fire-weather watch will be in effect this afternoon in the Coronado National Forest and other areas because of “contiguous areas of flammabl…

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Warneke family home about halfway finished

Warneke family home about halfway finished

Almost every day, Roxanne Warneke takes a short walk from her mobile home with her infant daughter to see the progress of their house being b…

February 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dry winter brings wildfire fears in S. Arizona

The warm, dry winter — with a lack of normal rain and snowfall — has primed Southeastern Arizona for potentially widespread wildfires this yea…

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Property owners fault U.S. firefighters for burned cabins and land

A deliberately set backfire, not the Bullock Fire, caused the damage in 2002, they contend

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State Forestry challenges fines in hotshots' deaths

PHOENIX — The state Forestry Division on Thursday challenged the findings of liability and $559,000 in fines by state safety officials in the …

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Highway closed because of brush fire near Sonoita now open

A four-mile stretch of Arizona 82 near Sonoita that was closed because of a brush fire is now open, according to the Arizona Department of Tra…

November 18, 2013 4:51 pmLoading…

Photos: Bighorn sheep capture

Photos: Bighorn sheep capture

About 30 Bighorn sheep were captured near Yuma on Saturday, Nov. 16, for relocation to the Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson. The opera…

November 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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