A wildfire east of Nogales, Ariz., has consumed about 2,500 acres and is 5 percent contained, officials said Monday morning.
A wildfire burning about 5 miles east of the Nogales, Ariz., airport has charred about 450 acres, officials said Saturday. The Soldier Basin Fire was burning in steep, rocky terrain, mainly grass and brush.
Stuart Rodeffer, of Tucson's Northwest Fire and Rescue, moves a propane tank away from a burning home.
PHOENIX - High winds and low humidity are creating a danger for the upcoming fire season, especially for Southeastern Arizona, the state forester said Thursday.
Tubac firefighter Al Kingsley waits in a field for radioed instructions as part of the grass fire burns behind him outside of Elgin. Crews lost a pivotal battle May 1 when a finger of the blaze jumped Arizona 83.
A wildfire west of Nogales, Ariz., has burned about 160 acres, according to Coronado National Forest officials.
PHOENIX - A Mesa man was sentenced to two years' probation Monday for setting the third-largest wildfire in Arizona last year by firing a flame-throwing shotgun round during a camping trip.
Fire crews from two departments contained a brush fire that endangered homes in the La Cholla Air Park on Friday afternoon.
Incident commander Andy Miller of the Casa Grande Fire Department gives the morning briefing to the couple hundred firefighters from throughout Arizona gathered for the Pima/Pinal Interagency Wildland Drill in Oracle, north of Tucson.
Chris Dawson from the Northwest Fire District refolds a test personal-emergency shelter after using it during a drill. Some of the state and local agencies participating have already fought early fires this season.
ORACLE - More than a dozen local, state and federal firefighting agencies gathered Tuesday to train for what could be an active fire season in Southern Arizona.
Fort Huachuca is planning two prescribed burns today in Garden Canyon.
Expanses of dry grass and some dead trees along the Bug Spring Trail in the Catalina Mountains could pose a fire threat this winter and as the desert dries out in spring.
It's winter, and moisture is in the area now - but sites in the mountains around Tucson already are showing signs of fire danger on the horizon.
CAMPO, Calif. — Firefighters found a body in a burned house Monday as they raced the winds to contain Southern California wildfires that destroyed 20 homes and threatened several hundred more in rural areas.
Crews are battling a 100-acre wildfire that started this afternoon near Sonoita.
ST. JOHNS — About 1,400 people living in Apache County will be asked this month to answer a survey that’s aimed at measuring the physical and psychological effects of the Wallow Fire last year in eastern Arizona.
PHOENIX (AP) — A Mesa man has been charged with starting a wildfire that burned nearly 18,000 acres near Payson.
The Cottonwood Fire burning in the Whetstone Mountains south of Benson has grown to up to 1,500 acres.
A wildfire burning in the Whetstone Mountains southwest of Benson has grown to about 200 acres.