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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.
Forest Officials: Too Many Unattended Campfires
Crews in Coronado Forest's Catalina District say this is peak fire season.
Study: Wildfire May Double Erosion in Western Watersheds
Flagstaff, other high-altitude areas are 'hot spots' for fire-related soil problems.
Southern Arizona Gets First Hotshot Wildfire Crew
Fort Huachuca-based crew will be the only one in the state south of Phoenix
Northern Arizona Forest Thinning Work Gets Under Way
Slow start to Four Forest Restoration Initiative; test plots show its expected benefits
Sunday Storms Slow Two Tucson Area Wildfires
Blazes burning in Catalinas, Santa Ritas lose speed after recent monsoon downpour.
500-Acre Wildfire in Santa Catalinas Being Watched
Forest Service says lightning-caused blaze no threat to structures, and it's 'ready to take action.'
NASA Satellites Aiding Forest Service's Wildfire Management
Agreement between federal agencies provides improved data pinpointing even small blazes.
AZ WEEK: Fire Burns, Benefits Southern Arizona
Arizona Week explores various consequences of summer wildfires
Southwest Ranchers Find Benefits in Wildfire
Burnings helps groups fight back shrubs and bushes on grasslands where livestock feed
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