Wildfires

Alpine meadow,  Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, eastern Arizona.
Three more national forests in Arizona have imposed campfire and smoking restrictions aimed at preventing human-caused wildfires like a large blaze now being fought by hundreds of firefighters supported by aircraft.
May. 13, 2021
An aerial view above of the Tussock Fire boundary
The Tussock Fire has burned more than 5,000 acres southwest of Crown King. Although the blaze has presented a number of challenges, firefighters have reached 15% containment.
May. 11, 2021
 Tussock Fire
Firefighters are battling a fire in the Crown King area north of Phoenix that began Saturday afternoon. The fire is burning in rugged canyons with no containment and is visible from I-17.
May. 10, 2021
Hulsey Lake, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, eastern Arizona.
Efforts to prevent a catastrophic fire season on the other side of the state have officials imposing new restrictions on Friday.
May. 6, 2021
hot Thermometer
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released new climate data that includes temperatures through 2020.
May. 4, 2021
Bonito Rock Fire
Firefighters continue to battle the Bonito Rock Fire on the Fort Apache Reservation in eastern Arizona. They got some relief when a storm dropped 3 to 6 inches of snow in the area.
Apr. 29, 2021
Crews battling a wildfire that has forced people to flee their homes near Kingman braced on Wednesday for hot and dry conditions to return.
Apr. 28, 2021
The Magnum Fire
The light rain that fell in the Valley earlier this week was a refreshing change and a brief respite from the drought that has gripped the area for years. And any precipitation can help lessen the chances for destructive wildfires. But the fact remains that the wildfire season is expanding as we get drier and the impact of climate change grows.
Apr. 28, 2021
Bonito Rock Fire
The Bonito Rock Fire has been burning on the Fort Apache Reservation in southeastern Arizona since April 19. The fire is currently burning in a northeast direction, toward Bonito Creek.
Apr. 25, 2021
G22 Fire
The G22 Fire near Cibecue on the Fort Apache Reservation is 70% contained as of Saturday morning. Fire spokesman Steve Johnson says firefighters are slowly being allocated elsewhere as this fire decreases in size.
Apr. 18, 2021
G22 Fire
Officials say a roughly 2,000 acre wildfire burning on the Fort Apache Reservation is 50% contained, but Thursday’s forecast of high winds has drawn a red flag warning for the area.
Apr. 15, 2021
G22 Fire
Firefighters are bracing for gusty winds Wednesday as they continue containment efforts on the G22 fire burning about ten miles northwest of Cibeque on White Mountain Apache tribal lands.
Apr. 13, 2021
Bush Fire
Maricopa County launches three-part campaign to prepare residents for the upcoming fire season.
Apr. 8, 2021
Superstition Fire
Arizona forest officials released the 2021 fire outlook on Monday — and they are preparing for the possibility of an early wildfire season.
Mar. 22, 2021
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