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Progress On Sawmill: Fireline Complete West of Highway 83

Fire managers focus on eastern side, hope to keep community of Mescal safe.

Wildfire, at 47,000 Acres, May Have Started from Gunshots

Planes were grounded for a second time on Thursday, and more windy weather is in the forecast.

Tucson Police, Fire Chiefs: Most of Fleets Outdated

Departments say they also need upgrades to bullet-proof vests, fire-protection gear.

40,000-Acre Wildfire Slows, But More Winds Expected to Drive It Anew

Wind gusts to 35 mph coming in Thursday could spread Sawmill Fire near Sonoita.

Winds Stoke Wildfire; Officials Estimate Up to 20K Acres

300 firefighters battle fire on state and national forest land south of Green Valley.

Controlled Burn Part of Tucson Fire-UA Cancer Study

New hood might reduce cancer risk among firefighters.

Wildfire Risk Goes Beyond Hottest Months, Officials Say

Officials from the Coronado National Forest and the National Park Service discuss conditions this year.

Tucson Police, Fire 911 Dispatch to Be Merged

Combining operations expected to improve response times, save money.

Search On For Suspect in Mount Lemmon Fire

Molino Fire burned 50 acres before being subdued.

Wildfire on Mount Lemmon Contained at 50 Acres

'Molino Fire' in brush, grassland led to closure of Mount Lemmon road.

Wet Winter Stocks Fuel for Fire Season in Southern Arizona

Precipitation leads to more fine fuels and grasses, and more risk of quick-spreading fire.

Forest Service Gets OK to Seek Seasonal Firefighters, Despite Federal Hiring Freeze

The Forest Service has cut back on non-fire-related personnel.

NAU Study: Some Success In Pine Forests With Managed Wildfires

Moderate-severity fires can restore historical conditions in certain areas.

Tucsonans Seek Civility After Contentious Election Season

Plus, minimum wage effects, firefighting overseas, Tucson economic outlook.

Memorial For Fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots Opens

Newest state park isn't a traditional park, but a hike commemorating firefighters.

Grand Canyon Trust Creates Plan for Climate Change

'Southwest right in climate crosshairs ... a hotspot of projected change,' official says.

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