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More Fire, Smoking Restrictions By End of Week

Bureau of Land Management says these will be enforced on public lands within Kingman, Lake Havasu, Yuma, Ariz. areas; totaling 8,400-square miles.

Jeff Flake, U.S. Senator of Arizona, discusses our state budget.

Flake Participating in Forest Restoration, Fire Prevention Tour

U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake and Martin Heinrich of N.M. visiting Arizona to discuss efforts; focused on bipartisan efforts to address catastrophic wildfire prevention.

Fire in Huachuca Mountains Down to 240 Acres

Down from previous estimate of 366 acres; more than 400 people now assigned to the fire including 10 ground crews.

Crew Moves In to Mitigate Huachuca Mountains Fire

A Type One incident management team will now be coordinating firefighting efforts on the blaze, which has consumed over 350 acres since it sparked on Sunday.

Residents Near Huachuca Mountains May Have to Evacuate

Authorities in southeastern Arizona are putting locals on notice that they night have to leave because of a 365-acre wildfire burning in the area.

2 Hotshot Widows Seeking Additional Death Benefits

Both filed claims last month with city of Prescott to receive benefits from a state retirement system.

AZ Week: Public Caution Needed This Fire Season, Officials Say

Park and forest services launch campaign urging people to keep an eye out for what they do outdoors, participate in fire prevention efforts.

AZ Officials Predict Busy Fire Season

Gov. Jan Brewer scheduled to speak Weds. about outlook in conjunction with Arizona Wildfire Prevention Week that runs through Fri.

Prescott Prepares for Anniversary of 19 Hotshots Deaths

Firefighters were killed in the Yarnell Hill fire June 2013; city plans events with churches, private organizations to honor them.

As Fire Season Approaches, Yarnell Tragedy Examined

"For all of the sort of graphic and horrible qualities of the fire that made it so compelling to the general public, I don't think it taught the fire community anything," argues Stephen Pyne, fire historian at ASU.

AZ House Debating $500K for 19 Hotshots State Memorial

Legislature set to discuss a plan to commit funds to commemorate firefighters killed in the Yarnell fire June 2013.

AZ House Approves Funding for 19 Hotshots Memorial

Appropriations Committee okays $500,000 for site honoring firefighters killed in Yarnell fire last June.

Officials Warn Tucson Residents of Early Wildfire Threat

Drought conditions have brought early fire warnings to Tucson; U.S. Drought Monitor has most southeastern part of AZ at 'severe drought.'

Prescott Has Denied More Than 100 Yarnell Fire Damage Claims

Property owners, relatives of 19 perished Hotshots seek total of $662M; law firm says city not liable because didn't act intentionally.

Environmental Agencies Collaborate to Manage Land

Fish & Wildlife, Nature Conservancy hope to make more efficient use of staff, resources, allowing more prescribed burns of land to happen.

A company is designing new fire shelters that can withstand ten times the heat of fire shelters used today.

New Fire Shelter Material Withstands Higher Temps

Company trying to raise money to make shelters that can take 10 times as much heat as shelters used in Yarnell.

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