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Wildfire Risk Goes Beyond Hottest Months, Officials Say

Officials from the Coronado National Forest and the National Park Service discuss conditions this year.

Tucson Police, Fire 911 Dispatch to Be Merged

Combining operations expected to improve response times, save money.

Search On For Suspect in Mount Lemmon Fire

Molino Fire burned 50 acres before being subdued.

Wildfire on Mount Lemmon Contained at 50 Acres

'Molino Fire' in brush, grassland led to closure of Mount Lemmon road.

Wet Winter Stocks Fuel for Fire Season in Southern Arizona

Precipitation leads to more fine fuels and grasses, and more risk of quick-spreading fire.

Forest Service Gets OK to Seek Seasonal Firefighters, Despite Federal Hiring Freeze

The Forest Service has cut back on non-fire-related personnel.

NAU Study: Some Success In Pine Forests With Managed Wildfires

Moderate-severity fires can restore historical conditions in certain areas.

Tucsonans Seek Civility After Contentious Election Season

Plus, minimum wage effects, firefighting overseas, Tucson economic outlook.

Memorial For Fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots Opens

Newest state park isn't a traditional park, but a hike commemorating firefighters.

Grand Canyon Trust Creates Plan for Climate Change

'Southwest right in climate crosshairs ... a hotspot of projected change,' official says.

Will High-Tech Cameras Replace Humans in Mountain Lookouts?

'Old-school' Arizona forest managers resist changeover, preferring human touch.

Fire Officials Warn of Dangers With 4th of July Celebration

Many holiday festivities could spark urban and wild fires if residents are not careful.

Three Years After Yarnell Fire, Sense of Loss Lingers

'Arizona Week' hears from hotshot still mourning his 19 fallen brethren.

Yarnell Anniversary: Hotshot Mourns Loss of 'My Brothers'

Hotshot Brendan McDonough discusses that day and his recovery in aftermath.

Camp Encourages Girls to Be Firefighters, Police Officers

Public safety jobs are dominated by men; camp aims to change that.

Fire Season Off To Slow Start, But Heat Could Cause Pickup

Upcoming heat wave will provide the fuels needed for more wildfires, and monsoons could provide the spark to get them going.

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