Here are some of the largest, most destructive or otherwise notable wildfires in recent Arizona history.
Fort Huachuca is planning two prescribed burns on Thursday in Garden Canyon.
Southeastern Arizona forests are facing an above-normal threat of wildfires in the coming months - unless we see lots more of the rainy weather we've had recently, officials warn.
ALBUQUERQUE — If lightning strikes in the New Mexico wilderness and starts a fire, the blaze would normally be little more than a blip on the radar of land managers who have earned a reputation for letting flames burn to keep forested lands from growing into a tangled mess.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The most destructive wildfire in Colorado history has been fully contained less than three weeks after it erupted.
Recent wildfires ravaging forests across the West have left mostly loss and lament in their smoldering wake - but now and then even the worst infernos give rise to something of beauty.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah — Residents of at least 2,300 homes in northern Utah were being evacuated Friday after high winds kicked up a fire started by target shooters.
Officials battling a wildfire in eastern Arizona say they're prepared for high winds and low humidity.
A wildfire near Superior has charred nearly 2,700 acres but is now 40 percent contained.
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Hotshot crews, air tankers and helicopters on Sunday were battling a fire in Arizona's Tonto National Forest that has grown to more than 4 square miles, while three other fires kept crews busy in other areas over the weekend.
Authorities say a wildfire along the Arizona-Mexico border about 20 miles southwest of Sierra Vista now is 75 percent contained.
A wildfire sparked Monday evening by lightning was threatening 20 structures near Klondyke in Eastern Arizona, not far from Safford.
Last July, homeowner Mary Means took a rest on sandbags placed to protect her home in Sierra Vista from flooding.
The flooding danger from wildfires lasts years and sometimes decades. Geologists and hydrologists who gathered at Biosphere 2 last week urged new strategies for anticipating damage from such floods, and better ways of measuring changes in watersheds and preparing strategies for lessening the…
Even without persistent winds this year, forest fuels will continue to dry until the area gets significant rainfall, which likely won't happen until the monsoon comes, usually in early to mid-July.
A fire that broke out at Fort Huachuca in June 2011 sent authorities patrolling nearby neighborhoods in Sierra Vista. Fires burned more than 1 million acres in Arizona last year.
Fire danger is high this spring, as it is every year of the continuing Southwest drought, but there are some hopeful signs that this year will not repeat last year's record burns in New Mexico and Arizona, according to U.S. Forest Service meteorologists.
Last year's Monument Fire, seen from an evacuation area near Sierra Vista, burned more than 30,000 acres and came uncomfortably close to Fort Huachuca before it was contained.