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Official on Pinal Fire: 'What Nature's Intended to Do'

Fire managers have been waiting for this kind of burn to help restore the forest.

Mulberry Fire Slows After Burning 1,755 acres

Fire started Saturday; authorities say it is human caused.

Sisters Watched as Sawmill Fire Crept Toward Their Winery

Fire singed their property six years ago and left them wondering if it would happen again last week.

Sawmill Fire Held to 47,000 Acres, 89% Contained

Fire managers focus on eastern side, hope to keep community of Mescal safe.

40,000-Acre Wildfire Slows, But More Winds Expected to Drive It Anew

Wind gusts to 35 mph coming in Thursday could spread Sawmill Fire near Sonoita.

Wildfire Risk Goes Beyond Hottest Months, Officials Say

Officials from the Coronado National Forest and the National Park Service discuss conditions this year.

Wet Winter Stocks Fuel for Fire Season in Southern Arizona

Precipitation leads to more fine fuels and grasses, and more risk of quick-spreading fire.

NAU Study: Some Success In Pine Forests With Managed Wildfires

Moderate-severity fires can restore historical conditions in certain areas.

Tucsonans Seek Civility After Contentious Election Season

Plus, minimum wage effects, firefighting overseas, Tucson economic outlook.

Memorial For Fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots Opens

Newest state park isn't a traditional park, but a hike commemorating firefighters.

Grand Canyon Trust Creates Plan for Climate Change

'Southwest right in climate crosshairs ... a hotspot of projected change,' official says.

Will High-Tech Cameras Replace Humans in Mountain Lookouts?

'Old-school' Arizona forest managers resist changeover, preferring human touch.

Fire Officials Warn of Dangers With 4th of July Celebration

Many holiday festivities could spark urban and wild fires if residents are not careful.

Three Years After Yarnell Fire, Sense of Loss Lingers

'Arizona Week' hears from hotshot still mourning his 19 fallen brethren.

Yarnell Anniversary: Hotshot Mourns Loss of 'My Brothers'

Hotshot Brendan McDonough discusses that day and his recovery in aftermath.

Fire Season Off To Slow Start, But Heat Could Cause Pickup

Upcoming heat wave will provide the fuels needed for more wildfires, and monsoons could provide the spark to get them going.

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