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Southwest Ranchers Find Benefits in Wildfire

Burnings helps groups fight back shrubs and bushes on grasslands where livestock feed

Jul 13, 2015
On the ground at the Wallow Fire in Arizona, May 2011

Arizona Fire Season Looks Bad, But Not Worst in West

El NiƱo weather makes Pacific Northwest and California more susceptible to fire.

Jun 9, 2015
Flames from a wildfire burn close to a structure

Arizona Wildfire Season is Late; Still Coming and May Be Bad

Desert regions could face worst fires because of growing vegetation, followed by dryness.

May 20, 2015
An April 29, 2015 controlled burn near Redington Pass in the Coronado National Forest.

Forest Managers Light Fires Now to Prevent Big Blazes Later

Prescribed burns help clear dead vegetation, which fuels fires; healthy growth another result.

May 6, 2015
'Fire does have a role in natural landscapes.' - Coronado National Forest Spokesperson Heidi Schewel

Southern Arizona Fire Season Could Be Short But Severe

Spring storm systems are delaying start, but dry fuels are still abundant

Apr 30, 2015
Arizona Spotlight rich and colorful

Wind, Dryness Lead to SE Arizona's First Warning of Season

Weather Service's 'Red Flag' in effect through 8 p.m. Tuesday, could be extended beyond in 5 counties.

Apr 6, 2015
Mount Lemmon Ski Valley, north of Tucson, in January 2012.

Snow Pack Not Likely Enough to Minimize Wildfire Season

Preparations for summer already under way; snow pack not what it should be, experts say.

Feb 24, 2015

Lookouts at Forefront of Fire Spotting

Mac Tippins will spend 4-5 months on duty in Mt. Lemmon's Lemmon Rock Lookout.

Jun 26, 2014

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