Tag Archives: Arizona

Arrest in Arizona Drone Interference

Suspect interrupted efforts to fight Goodwin Fire     SALLY HO, Associated Press A man accused of flying a drone over a major Arizona wildfire posted the aerial photos on his website, authorities said Saturday, leading to his arrest for ...

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Video: Hotshots Rescue Fawns in Arizona Wildfire

Forest Service video shows rescue in Prescott National Forest   Two Flagstaff Hotshots, while fighting the Goodwin Fire south of Prescott June 30, 2017, made a discovery that saved lives – of the four-legged variety: two fawns. (Video from U.S. ...

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Heat Makes Southwest Wildfires Tough

Temps reach into the 100’s as crews fight several fires     ASTRID GALVAN and ANGIE WANG, Associated Press An extreme heat wave in the Southwest U.S. made the fight against a series of wildfires more difficult Wednesday, including one ...

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Winds Push Wildfire Smoke into Flagstaff

Fire on Kendrick Mountain has burned nearly 9 square miles   Smoke from the Boundary Fire over the Kendrick Mountain Wilderness (InciWeb photo) FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Changing winds are expected to blow smoke from a fire burning outside Flagstaff ...

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Several Wildfires Burn Across Arizona

Fire crews battle 28 fires throughout state   ANNIE WANG, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Nearly 30 wildfires tore through dry and windy Arizona on Monday, drawing crews from across the Western United States to the state with the most ...

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Arizona Sees Multiple Wildfires as Season Peeks

20 active fires currently burning in the state The U.S. Forest Service said the fire near Cochise Stronghold grew to at least 23 square miles over the weekend. The National Weather Service is warning of critical fire weather conditions and ...

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New Memorial for Granite Mountain Hotshots

Path along hallowed ground honors fallen 19 hotshots   NBC News – Four years after the deadliest wildfire in Arizona history, a memorial has been erected to honor and remember the 19 firefighters who were killed.  

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Fire Restrictions Across Arizona

Threat of wildfires leads to bans and other notices   PHOENIX (AP) — Additional campfire and smoking restrictions are taking effect on public land across central and western Arizona due to the threat of wildfires. Restrictions are being implemented Thursday ...

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Pack Test Prepares Arizona Firefighters for Wildfire Season

Rural Metro firefighters start the season with certification test   TUCSON (KVOA) – Firefighters go through countless hours of physical and educational training to fight wildfires, Rural-Metro Fire Department was back at it on Wednesday to make sure they’re ready ...

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