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Latino, Black Firefighters at Higher Risk of Cancer

Data from from largest cancer registry in U.S.

Arizona Fire Season Looks Bad, But Not Worst in West

El NiƱo weather makes Pacific Northwest and California more susceptible to fire.

Brush, Grassland Fire Near Sonoita 90% Contained

Human-caused blaze burns 2,023 acres near Highway 83, but no threat to structures.

Sonoita Fire 50% Contained; 'Growth Potential Low'

At 2,023 acres, human-caused blaze burning east of Highway 83, no threat to structures.

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

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

Southern Arizona Fire Season Could Be Short But Severe

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

Wind, Dryness Lead to SE Arizona's First Warning of Season

Weather Service's 'Red Flag' in effect through 8 p.m. Tuesday, could be extended beyond in 5 counties.

Improved Wildland Firefighter's Shelter to Be Tested

Pace of development picked up after 19 Prescott firefighters died in 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire.

Snow Pack Not Likely Enough to Minimize Wildfire Season

Preparations for summer already under way; snow pack not what it should be, experts say.

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.

Metro Week: Fire Season Underway, Prep Began Months Ago

lookouts watch for smoke, districts help residents create "defensible space."

Father of Perished Hotshot Aims to Improve Fire Shelters

David Turbyfill's 27-year-old son Travis died battling Yarnell Fire; says he doesn't want his son to have died in vain.

AZ Week: Year Since Yarnell Fire, 'Support's Been Overwhelming'

Town slowly recovers from deaths of 19 firefighters, property destruction, hopes to see community thrive anew.

Lookouts at Forefront of Fire Spotting

Mac Tippins will spend 4-5 months on duty in Mt. Lemmon's Lemmon Rock Lookout.

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