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Fire Burns Buildings in Sonoita, Prompts Evacuations

The Encino Fire has burned 1,300 acres and eight buildings, according to fire officials.

Early-Season Wildfires Burn Through Management Budget

No official estimates for spending, but budget overages not unusual, official says.

Fire Managers Evacuate Residents Near Payson

A third community was warned to be ready to leave.

Episode 320: Arizona Fire Season Sets Blazing Pace

Plus, checking in on Arizona-Mexico trade; and the start of the monsoon.

Wildfire Crews Gaining Upper Hand in Cochise County

Lizard Fire's growth slows; two-thirds of fire's perimeter now contained.

Containment Expands on Wildfire East of Tucson

Lizard fire surpasses 15,000 acres; officials report optimism in slowing it.

Winds Drive Cochise County Wildfire to 14,900 Acres

Brush, grass scorched, power line threatened; containment at 5 percent.

Climate Scientist: Leaving Paris Accord Bad for Southwest

The region is already experiencing the effects of global warming, says Valerie Trouet.

Fire Restrictions in Place As Holiday Weekend Approaches

Some campfires banned, also smoking and firing weapons.

Official on Pinal Fire: 'What Nature's Intended to Do'

Fire managers have been waiting for this kind of burn to help restore the forest.

Mulberry Fire Slows After Burning 1,755 acres

Fire started Saturday; authorities say it is human caused.

Episode 314: Groups Take State to Court to Pay for Critical School Repairs

And the Sawmill Fire led to evacuations and a $7 million containment effort.

Sawmill Fire 94% Contained, Evacuation Notices Lifted

Human-caused fire burned nearly 47,000 acres southeast of Tucson.

Sisters Watched as Sawmill Fire Crept Toward Their Winery

Fire singed their property six years ago and left them wondering if it would happen again last week.

Sawmill Fire Held to 47,000 Acres, 89% Contained

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.

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