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UPDATE: N. AZ Blaze Worsens with High Winds, Possible Evacuation

Authorities say the so-called Slide Fire could reach up to 2,000 acres by nightfall; as many as 3,200 people may have to leave area.

UPDATED: Prescott Fire Fully Contained

Several agencies rushed to scene Tuesday to battle wildfire in grassland; it is unclear how it started.

Cities, Towns Protected from Large Insurance Liabilities in Disasters

House Speaker Andy Tobin said signed bill will help cities like Prescott following deaths of 19 firefighters in last year's Yarnell Hill Fire.

More Fire, Smoking Restrictions By End of Week

Bureau of Land Management says these will be enforced on public lands within Kingman, Lake Havasu, Yuma, Ariz. areas; totaling 8,400-square miles.

Jeff Flake, U.S. Senator of Arizona, discusses our state budget.

Flake Participating in Forest Restoration, Fire Prevention Tour

U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake and Martin Heinrich of N.M. visiting Arizona to discuss efforts; focused on bipartisan efforts to address catastrophic wildfire prevention.

Fire in Huachuca Mountains Down to 240 Acres

Down from previous estimate of 366 acres; more than 400 people now assigned to the fire including 10 ground crews.

Crew Moves In to Mitigate Huachuca Mountains Fire

A Type One incident management team will now be coordinating firefighting efforts on the blaze, which has consumed over 350 acres since it sparked on Sunday.

Residents Near Huachuca Mountains May Have to Evacuate

Authorities in southeastern Arizona are putting locals on notice that they night have to leave because of a 365-acre wildfire burning in the area.

2 Hotshot Widows Seeking Additional Death Benefits

Both filed claims last month with city of Prescott to receive benefits from a state retirement system.

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.'

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