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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.

Yarnell Fire 40% Contained and Slowing; Evacuees Return

Hundreds of people back in homes in Yarnell, Peeples Valley; no houses lost.

Forester: 'Active Wildfire Season Has Materialized'

Year-round fire season means 35 fires so far this year, scorching 30,000 acres.

Yarnell Fire at 3,300 Acres; More Residents Evacuated

Fire moving away from populated areas as it continues growing; U.S. 89 closed.

Hundreds Evacuate Yarnell; Wildfire Grows to 1,200 Acres

Town where 19 hotshot firefighters died three years ago fighting a blaze.

Wildfires Have Burned 30,000 Acres in Coronado This Year

Active year has had numerous human-caused fires, which are all preventable, official says.

Wildfire Near Mexican Border Exceeds 8,500 Acres

Crews have half the fire contained; wildlands managers worry about conditions.

Personal Drones Can Endanger Wildfire Fighting Efforts

Use of personal unmanned aerial vehicles near a fire grounds aerial firefighting efforts

Forest Officials: Too Many Unattended Campfires

Crews in Coronado Forest's Catalina District say this is peak fire season.

2016 Forecast: Another Dangerous Year for Wildfires

Rainy 2015, lack of fire in recent years make conditions severe this fire season.

Minimal El NiƱo 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.

Study: Wildfire May Double Erosion in Western Watersheds

Flagstaff, other high-altitude areas are 'hot spots' for fire-related soil problems.

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