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2016 Forecast: Another Dangerous Year for Wildfires

Rainy 2015, lack of fire in recent years make conditions severe this fire season.

Minimal El NiƱo Rains Create Prime Conditions for Wildfire

Dry vegetation and blowing winds increase risk for hazardous dust storms.

Prescribed Burns Under Way to Prepare for Active Fire Season

Two controlled fires on 30,000 acres will clear dry vegetation in Galiuro Mountains.

Atop Mount Lemmon, north of Tucson, remnants of wildfire.

Study: Wildfire May Double Erosion in Western Watersheds

Flagstaff, other high-altitude areas are 'hot spots' for fire-related soil problems.

A Tucson fire truck arrives on the scene of a car accident.

Pinal Sheriff Joins Pima County Emergency Radio Network

Pinal County law enforcement will have radio access when events cross county line.

Members of the Globe Hotshots work a controlled burn near Reddington Pass in May of 2015. The Bureau of Land Management will form a similar crew and stationed it at Ft. Huachuca for the 2016 fire season.

Southern Arizona Gets First Hotshot Wildfire Crew

Fort Huachuca-based crew will be the only one in the state south of Phoenix

Northern Arizona Forest Thinning Work Gets Under Way

Slow start to Four Forest Restoration Initiative; test plots show its expected benefits.

Ojo Blanco Fire Steers Clear of Corona de Tucson

Three nights of rain helped put much of the fire out, now in hands of Ranger District

A monsoon storm forms over East Tucson.

Sunday Storms Slow Two Tucson Area Wildfires

Blazes burning in Catalinas, Santa Ritas lose speed after recent monsoon downpour.

Wildfire Can Benefit Wildlife; Bighorns Not in Danger

Finger Rock Fire may return more sheep habitat to normal, provide grass for forage.

The Finger Rock Fire on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015.

500-Acre Wildfire in Santa Catalinas Being Watched

Forest Service says lightning-caused blaze no threat to structures, and it's 'ready to take action.'

NASA satellite image of the Wallow Fire in Arizona's White Mountains in 2011.

NASA Satellites Aiding Forest Service's Wildfire Management

Agreement between federal agencies provides improved data pinpointing even small blazes.

AZ WEEK: Fire Burns, Benefits Southern Arizona

Arizona Week explores various consequences of summer wildfires

Lightning-Caused Fire Near Catalina State Park Grows

Buster Mountain Fire visible from NW Tucson, but not near any buildings

Southwest Ranchers Find Benefits in Wildfire

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

'Lives Are Different' Two Years After Yarnell Wildfire Tragedy

Remembering 19 members of Granite Mountain Hotshots crew who were killed in blaze.

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