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AZ Grassland Faces Threats from Mesquite Trees, Woody Plants

These plants were not present in the landscape traditionally, continue to spread.

Flames from a wildfire burn close to a structure

Monsoons Cut Fire Season Short; Longer Outlook Grim

100,000 acres burned in AZ this year, but heavy winter rains, snow needed to lessen future danger.

FEMA Rejects AZ Appeal for Fed Assistance in Yarnell

'A declaration was reasonable, justified for nation's deadliest fire in 80 years,' Gov. Brewer says.

Education Fund K-12 Set Up for Children of 19 Hotshots

100% of donations will go toward fund for kids, their unborn babies; firefighters perished battling Yarnell fire.

The Tucson Fire Department utilizes trucks like this one to respond to less serious calls which don't require a full fire engine.

Tucson Fire's New Rescue Unit Saves Resources

Rescue 8 responds to less grave emergency calls, though it's equipped for higher-risk ones as well.

Manufactures Donating Equipment to Yarnell Fire Dept

8 companies announced donation worth more than $110K; say it's to aid recovery after devastating wildfire late June.

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Legislators to Consider Insurance for Firefighters

Discussion of coverage for first responders follows lack of it for some of Prescott's 19 hotshot crew members.

Brewer to Seek Appeal of Federal Disaster Denial

Yarnell needs help with rebuilding more than 100 houses, preventing erosion in wake of fire, governor says.

Prescott Mayor Survives Election Challenge

He raised ire after saying city could not pay survivors' benefits for some of hotshot firefighters who died.

Prescott Mayor Re-election May Be In Jeopardy

City residents recently angered by statements that not all families of 19 hotshots entitled to full survivors' benefits.

Autopsy Reports, Photos of Firefighters Withheld from Public

Yavapai County attorney says family privacy overrides public interest in deaths of 19 near Yarnell.

After Yarnell: Resignations, Firefighting Finance Issues

Half of fire district's volunteers have quit; property tax base reduced because of destroyed homes.

Reconstruction of Destroyed Homes in June Yarnell Fire Begins

City's chamber of commerce president said permit for 1st structure was issued; rebuilding starts Sept. 1.

Yarnell Fire Grows Slowly, Containment Improving

At 850 acres and 15% containment, lightning-caused blaze threatens no structures.

UPDATED: New Yarnell Wildfire Grows to 815 Acres

Fire remains five percent contained; full containment expected by Friday; no structures harmed.

Beer Made to Aid Hotshot Families Arrives in Tucson

Special brew raises money for survivors of 19 firefighters killed in Yarnell Hill Fire; debuted locally last Thursday.

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