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Federal firefighters see bump in minimum hourly pay

Departments of Agriculture and Interior bumped the minimum wage for federal firefighters from $13 an hour up to $15 an hour.

How one grass at Saguaro National Park shows push and pull of climate change

If left unchecked, buffelgrass poses a tremendous fire danger to native plants and the homes nearby.

Rain, progress allow operations to be scaled back at 2 fires

Other fires continued to burn around the state and several national forests remained closed due to continued fire danger.

Ducey left out of White House wildfire meeting

The White House kept Governor Ducey off the list to talk about wildfires

Fire restrictions, State trust land and Navajo Nation

To reduced fire danger, access to state trust land closes and the Navajo Nation implements Stage 2 fire restrictions.

Evacuation orders expand as wildfires continue to burn in Arizona

Hot weather and severe drought are driving an active fire season

Fear of wildfires forces forest closures across Arizona

Nearly all the national forests in the state will be fully closed this week as firefighting resources run thin and fire danger remains high

Southwest US states bake, wildfire threatens Arizona towns

Warnings remains in effect for excessive heat in Arizona and Nevada at least through the weekend.

UA climatologist hopeful monsoon will arrive in early July

Precipitation shortfalls over the last year has exasperated drought in the region.

Telegraph Fire evacuee grateful to firefighters for saving business

Residents of Top-of-the-World had to temporarily evacuate.

Legislature passes wildfire relief bill

Hundreds of millions of dollars will go to help fight wildfires and communities impacted by the fires.

Arizona lawmakers advance $100M fire fund in special session

Wednesday's committee votes came after hearing dire warnings from state wildfire officials.

Some residents remain evacuated by rural Arizona wildfire

More than 1,000 firefighters have focused on protecting structures and maintaining containment lines

Crews make steady gains on wildfire in rural Arizona

Despite progress, several communities are still being told to be ready in case of evacuation.

One year after Bighorn Fire, Coronado National Forest fire risk remains high

Drought conditions have worsened over the last year.

Governor tours Arizona fires, calls for special session

Ducey wants the Legislature to approve extra money to ensure that firefighters have the resources they need

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