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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.

View of the Yarnell Hill Fire south of Prescott. The 8,400-acre fire left 18 hotshot firefighters dead.

Yarnell Fire: Communications Blackout Just Before Deaths

Radio issues cited in investigative report into blaze that killed 19 hotshot crew members near Prescott.

First Legislative Hearing on Hotshot Families Survivor Benefits

State House Speaker Andy Tobin to testify Tuesday; proposal includes funding for rebuilding efforts as well.

AZ Grassland Faces Threats from Mesquite Trees, Woody Plants

These plants were not present in the landscape traditionally, continue to spread.

Flames from a wildfire burn close to a structure

Monsoons Cut Fire Season Short; Longer Outlook Grim

100,000 acres burned in AZ this year, but heavy winter rains, snow needed to lessen future danger.

FEMA Rejects AZ Appeal for Fed Assistance in Yarnell

'A declaration was reasonable, justified for nation's deadliest fire in 80 years,' Gov. Brewer says.

Education Fund K-12 Set Up for Children of 19 Hotshots

100% of donations will go toward fund for kids, their unborn babies; firefighters perished battling Yarnell fire.

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