Why AZ has had a prolonged wildfire season this year

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Tuesday, August 1, 2023 - 11:28am
Updated: Tuesday, August 1, 2023 - 11:29am

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The Diamond Fire doubles overnight
The Diamond Fire on June 28, 2023.

As we’ve all been talking about the sweltering heat and begging for monsoon moisture, wildfire season in Arizona has seen extended life this year. Numerous fires around the state are still burning, and recent weather patterns have played a factor. 

John Truett, state management officer at the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, joined The Show to talk more about it.

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