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2016 Forecast: Another Dangerous Year for Wildfires

A rainy 2015 and a lack of fire in recent years make conditions particularly severe this fire season.

Minimal El Niño 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.

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.

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.'

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

On the ground at the Wallow Fire in Arizona, May 2011

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.

Flames from a wildfire burn close to a structure

Arizona Wildfire Season is Late; Still Coming and May Be Bad

Desert regions could face worst fires because of growing vegetation, followed by dryness.

An April 29, 2015 controlled burn near Redington Pass in the Coronado National Forest.

Forest Managers Light Fires Now to Prevent Big Blazes Later

Prescribed burns help clear dead vegetation, which fuels fires; healthy growth another result.

'Fire does have a role in natural landscapes.' - Coronado National Forest Spokesperson Heidi Schewel

Southern Arizona Fire Season Could Be Short But Severe

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

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