More Pima County Fire Stories

Fire Officials Warn of Dangers With 4th of July Celebration

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

Weather Helps Slow Spread of Redington Fire East of Tucson

The 'Racetrack Fire' started Sunday, spread to 800 acres by Monday morning

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.

Forest Officials: Too Many Unattended Campfires

Crews in Coronado Forest's Catalina District say this is peak fire season.

Minimal El Niño Rains Create Prime Conditions for Wildfire

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

Pinal Sheriff Joins Pima County Emergency Radio Network

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

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

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.

Lightning-Caused Fire Near Catalina State Park Grows

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

Arizona Fire Season Looks Bad, But Not Worst in West

El Niño weather makes Pacific Northwest and California more susceptible to fire.

Land Managers: Be Fire Wise for Holiday

Memorial Day weekend coincides with start of wildfire season.

Southern Arizona Fire Season Could Be Short But Severe

Spring storm systems are delaying start, but dry fuels are still abundant

Controlled Burn for Sweetwater Wetlands Set Tuesday

Exercise provides firefighting practice and helps mosquito abatement program

Tucson Fire Given Pet Resuscitation Kits

Special kits designed to help Fido and Whiskers recover

Controlled Burns in Catalinas Part of Forest Thinning Operation

About 20 acres of wood will burn on Mount Bigelow, Spencer Canyon in next few days; will be visible from Tucson, Coronado Natl. Forest says.

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