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A War On Grass

Residents in southern Arizona are fighting an invasive, resilient species that threatens the Sonoran Desert way of life.

Experts: Fewer Trees May Result in Healthier Forests

Scientists say this could increase water supplies for people, help environment in Northern Arizona.

Access to Yarnell Fire Site Starts Tuesday

Today will be the first time media is able to observe the site where 19 Prescott Hotshots were killed while battling the blaze.

Yarnell Fire 100% Contained

U.S. Forest Service said the blaze that killed 19 Prescott firefighters ceased late Wednesday night.

Yarnell Residents Expected to Return Home Monday

Nearly 130 homes, structures were destroyed; 19 firefighters died in the deadly fire.

Nearly 130 Homes, Structures Destroyed in Yarnell Fire

Earlier estimates ranged from 50 to 250, officials obtained better number after getting a closer look at the scene.

Deadly Wildfire Continues Out of Control

Blaze that killed 19 firefighters has 'high' potential for growing beyond its 8,400 acres, officials say.

Wildfire on Mount Lemmon Burns 200 Acres

Blaze possibly caused by lightning Sunday evening continues to grow on site of Aspen Fire of decade ago.

Prescott in Mourning: 19 Firefighters Killed

1,000 jam auditorium for memorial; tears, eulogies, prayers, moment of silence mark Sunday's tragedy.

'Excessive Heat' Warning Remains in Effect in AZ

Temperatures to 116 Sunday, with limited outdoor activity advised; monsoon coming, but not soon enough.

Patagonia Wildfire 75% Contained

Mop-up beginning; flames no longer spreading

Horseshoe 2 Fire, Two Years Later

Chiricahuas blaze scorched 200,000 acres; recovery slow

Ten Years After the Aspen Fire

Mount Lemmon recovering slowly from historic wildfire

Learning From Fire

Interagency institute trains fire managers and analyzes fire behaviors

After The Flames, A Slow Healing

As Arizona forests rebound from recent wildfires, restoration experts plan for future flames.

'Fire is Inevitable' to Keep Arizona Wild, Forestry Expert Says

Wildlands need fire, but strategic restoration promises to minimize its danger

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