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Monsoon Moisture Leads to Drop in Fire Restrictions

Various agencies will lift the restrictions starting on Friday, thanks to seasonal precipitation.

Arizona Forests Lift Fire Restrictions, Some Area Closures

Rain and humidity have calmed conditions that led to the restrictions.

Lightning-Sparked Blazes Mean Decisions for Fire Managers

Naturally occurring fires can be managed for some benefit, but often must be extinguished for safety concerns.

Fireworks for the 4th? A Few Tips Can Help Prevent Fires

Drought conditions continue as people prepare to celebrate Independence Day.

Prescott Cancels July 4 Fireworks Show Amid Fire Danger

Dry conditions cause concern for public safety, according to city's fire chief

2 Highways in Eastern Arizona Remain Closed Due to Wildfires

The fires on Monday forced the closures of State Routes 277 and 377 northeast of Heber.

Ducey Warns of High Wildfire Danger in Arizona This Summer

The Arizona governor said the federal government needs to step up fire prevention to lessen need for firefighting.

Wildfire Managers Talk Preparedness During Peak Season

A discussion about what happens behind the scenes when a fire sparks.

Drought Drives Critical Summer Wildfire Forecast

Forestry officials are trying to get out in front of dry conditions brought on by dry conditions and other factors.

Pinery Fire Burns 12 Acres SE of Willcox

The Arizona Department of Forestry says the wildfire was human caused.

Managers Encourage Prevention Amid Growing Fire Seasons

One study predicts the area burned by fires will be six times larger in two decades.

Arizona Wildfire Grows but Weather Conditions Improve

The so-called Tinder Fire had consumed almost 18 square miles south of Flagstaff by Tuesday morning.

Fire Starts on Mount Lemmon

Smoke from the "Bug" Fire was visible from Tucson Monday.

Dry Weather Pushing Tucson Area to Peak Wildfire Season

Lack of moisture, high temperatures and windy days make for prime fire conditions.

Climate Change Driving Longer Wildfire Season, UA Researcher Says

Data suggest Arizonans can expect a year-round wildfire season.

Dry, Hot Winter Ending, Southwest Faces Dry, Hot Spring

Continued arid conditions forecasted by NOAA for the entire Southern Arizona, increasing fire risk.

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