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 an effort to improve core services and reduce the tax rate for district residents.
Tucson’s only hotshot crew believes it is about to be disbanded.
The ongoing battle to stop the SunZia Southwest Transmission Project from being routed through either the San Pedro Valley or between the Aravaipa and Galiuro wildernesses has reached a critical point.
Firefighters and others in Prescott have showed a resolve toward rebuilding an elite firefighting team that lost 19 of its members in a wildfire in late June near Yarnell.
YARNELL, Ariz. — The bodies of 19 members of an elite firefighting crew killed after being overrun by an Arizona wildfire have been retrieved from the mountain where they died.
Recreational target shooting on 1.4 million acres in south-central Arizona is allowed under a final plan by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
A wildfire that burned nearly 19,000 acres in the Coronado National Forest near Safford in southeastern Arizona now is 100 percent contained.
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.
The wildfire burning in the Rincon Mountains east of Tucson has grown to about 7,500 acres but is 60 percent contained, officials said Thursday.
A wildfire burning in the Rincon Mountains east of Tucson grew Wednesday to about 4,600 acres, but crews have constructed containment lines around 60 percent of the fire.
Work has begun to restore land in northern Arizona that was scarred by a wildfire.
CROWN KING — Strong wind gusts will likely keep spreading a wildfire that has grown to nearly 10 square miles and prompted the evacuation of a historic Arizona mining town.
Crews battling a lightning-sparked fire near Safford have been able to stop the fire's advance toward about 20 structures near Klondyke in eastern Arizona.
A southern Arizona wildfire is 60 percent contained according to
Coronado National Forest Service officials. The Hilton fire has
been burning since Saturday afternoon in the Empire Hills north of