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Fire puts TUSD school bus out of commission

A TUSD school bus is out of commission after a fire broke out Thursday morning.

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Truck fire slows traffic on Tucson freeway

Truck fire slows traffic on Tucson freeway

A pickup truck caught fire Thursday morning, slowing traffic on eastbound Interstate 10 on Tucson's northwest side.

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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 Vista Campground.

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Tombstone gunfight studio, apartment burns down

A Tombstone gunfight theater and apartment were destroyed in a fire Thursday, but firefighters prevented the blaze from spreading through the historic town.

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In April in Southeastern Arizona, where there's smoke, there's a human-caused fire

In April in Southeastern Arizona, where there's smoke, there's a human-caused fire

The stage is set for wildland fires, but they don't have to start, say land managers.

April 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Candle causes fire at midtown Tucson home

Candle causes fire at midtown Tucson home

A candle caused a fire that damaged a midtown home and displaced one person late Saturday night. 

March 30, 2014 10:22 am Photos

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Tucson Fire Investgator Tom Quesnel

Tucson Fire Investgator Tom Quesnel

Tucson Fire Inspector Tom Quesnel sniffs pieces of the roof the Maverick Bar in Feb., 2002. The 4:30am fire that burned the Maverick was determined to by arson.

March 27, 2014 5:02 pm
Post-championship game riots

Post-championship game riots

A man attempts to light his cigarette from a burning trash can in front of Foam and Fabric Place, 246 North Fourth Avenue. Rioters turned over cars and set them on fire during the rioting. Photo by Joshua Trujillo. Photo taken on 2 April 2001.

March 27, 2014 1:41 pm
Post-championship game riots

Post-championship game riots

One of thousands of rowdy rioters raises his arms as a car explodes in front of the Hut on North Fourth Avenue in Tucson after the UA Wildcats lost to Duke in the final game of the NCAA championship. Photo by Joshua Trujillo on 2 April 2001

March 27, 2014 1:41 pm
Post-championship game riots

Post-championship game riots

A small Honda car burns in front of the Hut on N. Fourth Ave., on 2 April 2001 after rioter set it on fire. Riots erupted when the UA Wildcats lost to Duke for the National championship. Photo by Joshua Trujillo.

March 27, 2014 1:41 pm
Post-championship game riots

Post-championship game riots

A rioter covers his face as the Hut on North Fourth Avenue and an RV and some cars burn after rioters set them on fire. The riot broke out after the UA wildcats lost to Duke for the national championship. Photo by Joshua Trujillo. Photo taken on 2 April 2001.

March 27, 2014 1:41 pm
Post-championship game riots

Post-championship game riots

A small Honda car burns in front of the Hut on North Fourth Avenue on 2 April 2001 after rioter set it on fire. Riots erupted when the UA Wildcats lost to Duke for the National championship. Photo by Joshua Trujillo. Photo taken 4/2/01.

March 27, 2014 1:42 pm

2 hurt in Tucson house fire

A man was severely burned in a house fire Monday southwest of the city, authorities said.

March 03, 2014 8:00 pm Related

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

Climate change could make forest losses permanent.

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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 flammable fuels,” high temperatures, single-digit relative humidity and windy conditions, officials said.

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Cooking oil fire damages condo on Tucson's east side

Cooking oil fire damages condo on Tucson's east side

A fire started by cooking oil that was left unattended destroyed the kitchen of an east-side condo Sunday afternoon. 

February 16, 2014 4:53 pm 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 year, say national forest and parks officials.

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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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Fire destroys 2 mobile homes in NW Tucson

Fire destroys 2 mobile homes in NW Tucson

Two mobile homes were destroyed in a fire just before midnight Wednesday northwest of Tucson, officials say.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Tucson man injured in early morning apartment fire

Tucson man injured in early morning apartment fire

A man received minor burns after trying to put out a fire at his east-side apartment with a garden hose early Monday morning.

December 30, 2013 8:35 am Photos

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